According to the specialized magazine Motorsport, the team Ferrari de F1 he has his sights on the Monegasque pilot Charles Leclerc (20) to replace the Finn Kimi Räikkönen in the next season of the Maxima.
Leclerc has been sponsored for a few years by the Scuderia, through the Ferrari Academy, and is currently in his first season in the category with the Sauber team. His best result was the sixth place he achieved in the past. Azerbaijan GP.
Räikkönen, 38, renewed his contract with the Maranello team for this year, although since his return to the Italian home in 2014 he has not achieved a victory.
After a good start to the year, the Finn again suffered a slump in performance. However, Iceman has a good ally in the team's star driver, German Sebastian Vettel.
Speculation about the Australian also multiplied Daniel Ricciardoas the 28-year-old driver's contract with Red Bull expires at the end of the season.
The aussie sounds like a possible steering wheel at Ferrari, but now he could have meddled in the negotiations McLaren, that I would need a substitute for Spanish Fernando Alonso if he decides to finish his career in Formula 1 at the end of the year.
"In two weeks" the future will become clearer, said Ricciardo at Le Castellet, where this weekend the French Grand Prix.
Which driver should replace Kimi Räikkönen at Ferrari?
- Diego Durruty (@diegodurruty) June 22, 2018