Robert Shwartzman takes Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari and goes wild
Robert Shwartzman takes Ferrari
There was great anticipation in Austin for Robert Shwartzman on track with Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari. The Israeli-Russian, who races under a license from the Asian country, immediately showed great grit in his debut in the Rossa. Antonio Giovinazzi, in the Haas, was also seen again. For him a spin: fortunately no consequences, although the red flag had to be waved.
Leclerc is the third driver from the Principality to have participated in the Formula 1 World Championship after Louis Chiron and Olivier Beretta, as well as the youngest ever to have won a Grand Prix driving a Ferrari single-seater. In 2019, he made his debut with the Rossa, taking Kimi Raikkonen’s place, and in March he scored his first career pole position, in Bahrain. His first success with the Prancing Horse came at the Spa circuit in Belgium on September 1, 2019.