What nationality is Charles Leclerc and how long has he been driving?

Charles Leclerc has had an impressive debut season (Picture: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Charles Leclerc has now won two Formula One races in a row after securing victory at the Italian Grand Prix.

The young driver has been impressive so far this season, and continues to show his promising talent.

He had started the race in pole position and was able to keep hold of his position throughout by keeping current champion Lewis Hamilton at bay.

Bottas ended the race in second place, while Hamilton finished in third.

So who is the young driver who has come out of nowhere this season and is picking up some big wins?

Who is Charles Leclerc?

Charles Leclerc is a 21-year-old racing driver from Monte Carlo in Monaco.

His nationality is Moneqasque – Principality of Monaco is an independent city-state and country, and it is located along the French Riviera.

He didnt make his first Formula One appearance until last year when he joined Sauber.



Before that he had won the 2016 GP3 Series championship, followed by the Formula 2 Championship in 2017.

Charles Leclerc and Lewis Hamilton racing during the F1 Italian Grand Prix
Charles Leclerc had to work hard to stay ahead of Lewis Hamilton (Picture: Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

During the second race of the current season in Bahrain he started the race in pole position, becoming the youngest driver ever to do so.

He has since started at the front of the starting grid on three other occasions, and he won his first Grand Prix in Belgium on 1 September 2019.

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