The Monegasque Charles Leclerc, team driver Ferrari de F1, considered that the Italian team should "Keep your feet on the ground" despite highlighting the "good job" made in the Bahrain Grand Prix, first race of the 2021 World Cup.
“I think a great job was done, but you have to keep your feet on the ground. We are convinced that we have not saved anything, but in F.1 we always have to be very cautious because everything is relative ”, Leclerc stressed.
The 23-year-old finished sixth in the season opener, won by defending champion Englishman. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes). "The goodness of work emerges from competition with adversaries, I don't want to rush", Leclerc added a few days before the second race of the year, the Emilia-Romagna GP, to take place on Sunday 18 at the Imola racetrack.
Leclerc also spoke of Spanish Carlos Sainz, his new teammate. “I immediately felt his great motivation; It is his first year at Ferrari and you can see that he wants to do things very well quickly. This euphoria is contagious and benefits the whole team ", praised Leclerc to the Spanish, who entered in place of the German Sebastian Vettel. "I think it is very positive for a team to have two drivers who encourage and are restless to return to victory"He said.