Charles Leclerc pledges ongoing success for Ferrari after securing long-term contract

In a resounding message to Ferrari’s dedicated fanbase, Charles Leclerc has reaffirmed his commitment to steering the team towards victory following the announcement of his new long-term contract. The Scuderia Ferrari revealed on Thursday that Leclerc, a standout talent since his arrival in 2019, has inked a new deal, extending his association with the iconic racing team.

While the specific duration of Leclerc’s renewed contract remains undisclosed, the 26-year-old expressed his dedication to donning the red racing suit for “several more seasons to come.” Despite a winless streak since the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix, Leclerc has clinched five victories and 23 pole positions during his five full seasons with Ferrari.

Taking to Instagram, Leclerc shared a photo surrounded by trophies from his previous triumphs, conveying his determination to achieve more success with the team in the future. “We’ll do everything together to get as many of those trophies in the years to come,” he stated, accompanied by a heart emoji.

While Ferrari kept contract details under wraps, insights from La Gazzetta dello Sport shed light on certain elements. According to the report, Leclerc stands to potentially earn up to €50 million in the final year of his contract in 2029, with a gradual increase in salary each season. The agreement also reportedly includes a clause granting Leclerc the option to part ways with Ferrari at the conclusion of 2027 if the team fails to deliver on the track. Leclerc’s renewed commitment signals a strong alliance with Ferrari, and fans eagerly anticipate the continuation of his promising journey with the team.