Charles Leclerc has described how a ultimate lap realistic joke gave a “coronary heart assault” to some of his Ferrari staff at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Monégasque led Carlos Sainz house for a a person-two for the Scuderia to conclude two a long time of suffering as it secured its very first victory due to the fact the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix forty six races back.
Leclerc was also ready to exorcise demons of the Bahrain celebration from the similar 12 months exactly where he endured ability device troubles when easily primary the race, ultimately ending 3rd.
Questioned if his get experienced assisted get over that disappointment, Leclerc replied: “Yeah, yeah, I necessarily mean it feels very good.
“I did a little bit of a joke on the radio on the previous lap declaring there was anything peculiar with the motor which gave a coronary heart assault to some of the engineers I am absolutely sure.
“But every little thing was fantastic. Quite content this time we introduced it house.”
Leclerc victory validates Ferrari’s challenging perform
Ferrari endured its worst constructors’ championship outcome for forty a long time in 2020 because of to an underperforming ability device in advance of a mini resurgence previous period furnished optimism of a return to improved times.