Ferrari has presented Charles Leclerc with the very chassis he used to score the first, and so far only, grand prix victories of his career.
Leclerc revealed today he had received a Ferrari SF90 from the team. While Ferrari prefers not to disclose details of its chassis numbers, a spokesperson confirmed to RaceFans the model Leclerc received is the same he raced at Monza and Spa two years ago.
Leclerc won both races from pole position. The two wins came during his second season in Formula 1 and his first year as a Ferrari driver.
Both victories, which occured within a week of each other, were emotional events: His Belgian Grand Prix triumph came the day after Anthoine Hubert was killed in a crash at Spa, and his victory at Monza was Ferrari’s first on home ground for nine years. Three months later the team signed Leclerc to a new, long-term deal.
The car Leclerc received includes its Ferrari 064 V6 hybrid power unit and it ready to run, though a group of the team’s engineers are required to operate it.
In addition to his two wins Leclerc scored a total of seven pole positions at the wheel of an SF90, the most of any driver during the 2019 season.
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