Charles Leclerc admits he will get “careworn” when watching his youthful brother battle within the livid ranks of Components 3, being afraid of motorsport’s “unhealthy situations”.
Arthur Leclerc is following within the footsteps of his older sibling, having entered the Ferrari fold in 2020 as a member of the Scuderia’s prestigious Driver Academy and racing this yr with Prema Racing within the FIA Components 3 Championship.
Arthur clinched his first win within the sequence on the Circuit Paul Ricard final month, however in Austria just lately, the 20-year-old suffered a scary crash that reminded his brother of racing’s potential dangers.
“I am 10 occasions extra careworn each time it is him racing in comparison with when I’m racing, as a result of when I’ve the helmet on, I do not take into consideration the hazard of the game,” Leclerc instructed CNN.
“However each time I see him from the surface, I begin to consider all of the unhealthy situations that may occur.”
Arthur Leclerc is supported in his burgeoning profession by an expert entourage supplied by the Ferrari Driver Academy. However Charles is at all times glad to lend a serving to hand to his youthful brother each time it is required.
“At any time when he wants assist, he is aware of that I am right here for him and he can name me anytime,” mentioned the two-time Grand Prix winner.
“However more often than not, we’re simply talking about our lives, similar to regular brothers will do.”
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The Leclerc brothers’ respective careers inevitably compels one to attract a parallel with the motorsport endeavors of Michael and Ralf Schumacher who raced collectively in F1 for ten seasons, though by no means in the identical workforce.
“I am simply very, very glad to see him doing so, so nicely,” added Leclerc. “I actually hope that he will likely be becoming a member of me on the Components One grid very quickly, nevertheless it’s nonetheless an extended method to go.”
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