Charles Leclerc has been prometed as Ferrari new driver. Formula 1 team confirmed him as Kimi Raikkonen’s 2019 replacement.
Charles Leclerc will replace Kimi Raikkonen and now it’s finally sealed.
Leclerc is a Ferrari Driver Academy graduate and will become the first product of the programme to drive for the Italian team in F1.
“Dreams do come true… I’ll be driving for Scuderia Ferrari for the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship,” said Leclerc on Twitter. “I will be eternally grateful to Scuderia Ferrari for the opportunity given.
When Marchionne passed away in July, it was hard to make any further decisions. But Ferrari’s new hierarchy decided to honour Marchionne’s original plan.