F1: Dolphin of Verstappen, Leclerc wants the world crown

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F1: Dolphin of Verstappen, Leclerc wants the world crown

This Sunday took place the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. A race that ended with a victory for Max Verstappen, followed by Charles Leclerc. With this very good result, the Monegasque managed to secure his second place in the drivers’ classification. After a successful season, he announces a huge goal for 2023: to win the world title.

The season ended after a Abu Dhabi Grand Prix dominated by Max Verstappen. The Dutchman is followed by Charles Leclerc, who ends up at the same time vice-world champion. While the pilots will now be able to take a few vacations, the Monegasque is already announcing the color for 2023.

“We had the perfect race”

In comments relayed by MotorSport, Charles Leclerc reversed its course during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Monegasque specifies that Ferrari had made another strategy to succeed in finishing ahead Sergio Perez and is happy that it worked. “Yes, I was 110% from the first to the last lap. We had the perfect race, we couldn’t do better. We knew that the only way to beat Checo today was to have another strategy and to manage the tires well, which worked well. We made the one-stop strategy work and I’m very happy. »

“I hope that next year we can take a step forward to fight for the championship”

After very complicated 2020 and 2021 seasons with Ferrari, Charles Leclerc does not hide his joy after this second place in the standings. For 2023, the Monegasque announces heavy by wanting to play the title. “Yes, I hope that next year we can take a step forward to fight for the championship. But given where we were last year, it’s a big step forward. We have made progress in the season on strategies, we have to do better in race pace because we were behind on Sundays. But we will work hard this winter to catch up with them. »

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