Charles Marc Hervé Perceval Leclerc is a prominent Formula 1 racer. Who is currently competing in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari under a deal that runs through the 2024 season. In addition to the FIA Formula 2 Championship, he also won the GP3 Series championship in 2016 and 2017. Similarly, Charles Leclerc, the Ferrari driver, posted an emotional tribute to his late father. On his social media on the occasion of Father’s day.
So let’s explore more about Charles’s emotional post penned for his late father and how he lost him.
Prominent Ferrari racer pens an emotional post on Father’s day remembering his late man
Five years after his father’s passing, Charles Leclerc posted an emotional remembrance of him on June 20. “Five years you are gone, and I miss you every day,” Leclerc wrote with a photo of his family. I love you, and you were the best father I could have wished for.
Charles Leclerc thanked his father for everything he did for him on Instagram stories as a homage to him. He also mentioned how his father was a devoted family man. Who did everything he could to make his loved ones happy.
“My father has given me everything he could for me to be where I am today. I am extremely appreciative that he has been in my life, the Ferrari driver wrote.
Similarly, the F1 driver cited his adored father as the one who taught him to be grateful for everything and to remain humble. Likewise, The Ferrari driver discussed how his father helped him become a successful racer. In an interview with Ian Parkes of Goodwood.
“From the start, my father had warned me to maintain my modesty. I believe he initially told me this whenever we started winning races. I was seven years old, and naturally, at that age, when you start winning, you think you’re the best. However, he was already telling me to calm down, Charles,” the Monegasque driver recalled.
Who was Charles Leclerc’s father? How did he lose his life?
Hervé Leclerc, the father of Leclerc, was the son of Charles Manni. Who established the French auto component business Mecaplast (later Novares Group).
Similarly, Hervé, competed in Formula 3 in the 1980s and 1990s, was well-known in the karting community. Hervé played a significant role in the Ferrari driver’s life and career. Assisting his son in moving up the junior ranks.
Hervé sadly passed away in 2017 at 54 following a protracted illness, which was thought to be cancer.
Unfortunately, just four days before Charles Leclerc swept to victory. In the main event of the 2017 Formula 2 Baku round. Leclerc’s father passed away.
All of his achievements would have made his father incredibly proud. Leclerc is not only among the finest racers on the grid. But, is also one of the most adored people in Formula 1.
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