Leclerc, Prince of Monaco

Leclerc, Prince of Monaco

This Sunday, the Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), who started in pole position, won, for the first time in his career, the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix. This race began with a huge crash by the Mexican Sergio Perez (Red Bull).

Here he is finally a prophet in his country. This Sunday, Monegasque Charles Leclerc, who started in pole position for the third time, at the wheel of his Ferrari, won, for the very first time in his career, the Monaco Grand Prix, counting towards the Formula world championship. 1. Leclerc therefore finally breaks the curse, he who, in the past, had given up before the start or had made the wrong strategy during the race.

On Sunday, the driver won ahead of Australian Oscar Piastri (McLaren), who was right on his heels for a large part of this race, as well as his Ferrari teammate, Spaniard Carlos Sainz, who started third on the grid. starting point and who signs his third podium of the season. The Briton Lando Norris (McLaren), despite his efforts, could not do better than fourth.

The red flag was brought out on the first lap

Starting in sixth position on the starting grid after missing his qualifying session the day before, the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull), three-time reigning world champion in the discipline, never managed to take the measure of the Briton George Russell (Mercedes) and must therefore be content with sixth place overall. This race started off badly, with a huge accident between the two Haas and the Red Bull of Mexican Sergio Perez.

The latter, who escaped unscathed like the two other drivers involved, saw his car completely destroyed. This caused a red flag on the first lap, then a new start a good 45 minutes later. At the start of this race, another collision took place between the two French people from the Alpine team. If Esteban Ocon, who will be penalized for this in Canada, was then forced to retire, Pierre Gasly, for his part, finished in tenth place.

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