What Happened To Leclerc Today?

Before a technical problem caused smoke to billow from the back of the Monegasque’s vehicle, he was heading down the front straight. As the team’s reliability woes persist, Leclerc retires for the second time in three races.

On team radio, Leclerc told his race engineer that he thought the problem was an engine failure. Leclerc’s championship prospects have significantly hit after a fantastic strategy maneuver put him in the race lead.

It means he may have squandered 25 points and a chance to close the gap to just one point between him and Verstappen. To pull ahead of the Red Bull duo, the Ferrari driver halted beneath a simulated safety car for the hard tires.

He was expected to swap to medium tires near the race’s conclusion to close in on Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen. 

Leclerc Injury And Health update

Leclerc made it to the end and is currently doing great. He is not hurt. He was not the intended victim of the mishap.

Leclerc won his ninth career F1 pole in the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.

He won the Grand Prix, his & Ferrari’s first win in Formula One since 2019, after a tight battle with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen. Carlos Sainz, his Ferrari teammate, finished second for a Ferrari 1–2.

Leclerc scored 25 points, plus 1 point for the fastest lap in the race, for 26 points. As a result of the win, he and Ferrari are now the drivers’ and constructors’ championship leaders, respectively.

Leclerc Net Worth Explored 2022

Charles Leclerc’s net worth in 2022 is expected to be $12 million. His annual pay is expected to be around $10 million.

However, this sum does not include incentives for driver performance and personal sponsors. His fortune has grown even more due to several endorsements and collaboration agreements he has inked. Although his parents are not affluent, his grandfather founded Mecaplast, now known as Novares Group.

The Novares Group is a manufacturer of vehicle components in France. His uncle, Thierry Manni, takes over as board chairman after his grandpa. Pierre Boulet is the CEO.