Charles Leclerc reveals his Ferrari wish

Ferrari claimed their first Le Mans 24 Hours overall win in 58 years on Sunday.

Charles Leclerc has revealed that he’d “love” to race for Ferrari one day in the Le Mans 24 Hours, after being in France on Sunday to celebrate the Italian manufacturer’s victory.

Ferrari defeated the likes of Toyota and Porsche to win the Hypercar class and the overall race, in what was a thrilling 24 hours of racing.

Ex-Formula 1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi was actually part of the winning Ferrari car, whilst the team’s second car finished outside the top-three.

Ferrari had been in a fight with Toyota in the closing hours of the race, until the Toyota span, allowing the lead Ferrari car to extend its advantage.

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Everything just fell into place for the Italians, the opposite of what’s been happening recently for Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.

Leclerc was in Le Mans throughout the weekend, whilst he joined the team in the garage in the closing minutes to join in the celebrations.

The 25-year-old revealed that the manufacturer’s victory felt “absolutely amazing” and that the experience in general was “incredible”.

“It feels absolutely amazing,” Leclerc told Eurosport.

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“Having a Ferrari winning is incredible on a return after so many years, so a very special edition. Unlucky for the second Ferrari, we had a small impact with a small rock on one radiator, so that made us lose a lot of time. But I am really happy that Ferrari won, it was an incredible experience.”

The atmosphere impressed Leclerc so much in fact, that he would very much be open to competing in the endurance race for Ferrari in the future.

Competing in the Le Mans 24 Hours is very much in the Ferrari driver’s future plans; however, for the time being he’s unsure when exactly he’d have the time to do it.

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Why not? I would love to. It is an incredible event,” admitted the Ferrari driver.

“For sure, one day in my life, I want to tick this box but when will it be? I don’t know. Again, extremely proud of what Ferrari has done, it is crazy.”

Reigning World Champion Max Verstappen has also expressed interest in competing at Le Mans, so perhaps the duo will battle it out in a completely different category in the future.