Formula 1 sensation Charles Leclerc is branching out into new territory as he signs up with the renowned Hollywood talent agency, WME. Italy’s Corriere della Sera newspaper reports that Leclerc is now in the esteemed company of global stars like Rihanna, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington, and Meghan Markle, as WME takes on the role of representing his interests in the realms of entertainment, show-business, and commercial ventures.
While Leclerc’s contract with Ferrari is set to expire next year, his involvement with WME is positioned to elevate his presence off the track. Described as a “phenomenon” and a music enthusiast who has even taken part in a short film, Leclerc’s unique journey, including being “the youngest driver to sign a five-year contract” with Ferrari, is highlighted in the agency’s presentation of him.
However, Leclerc’s pursuits on the track remain undeterred, with Nicolas Todt continuing to handle his sporting affairs. The 26-year-old driver, boasting 5 grand prix wins and an impressive 21 pole positions, is gearing up for the upcoming Mexican Grand Prix with determination. He is keen on breaking a streak of 10 pole positions that didn’t translate into a single victory.
Addressing this statistic with Canal Plus, Leclerc acknowledges, “I think we must stop this statistic. I do a very good job on Saturday, and it now turns into a negative statistic where unfortunately we cannot convert them in the races.”
Yet, he is candid about the challenges he faces, stating, “But today I don’t have the car to do that on Sunday. For now, I am very happy with the performance we have on Saturday, but it is obvious that we are then less good than the others on tyre degradation.”