Charles Leclerc reveals new career amid Ferrari woes

A skilled piano player, Charles Leclerc has revealed he is working on producing songs in his spare time.

After his toughest start to a Formula 1 season, Charles Leclerc is looking to put his troubles on track behind him by spending time on a non-racing related hobby. 

The Ferrari driver, who has shared his skill on the piano on social media in the past, told Formula 1’s YouTube Channel that he is “trying to produce songs.”

The revelation was made during an game of “never have I ever,” with Leclerc saying it’s still “early days.”

“I am doing it now. It‘s not going to be public,” he said.

“I mean, I am just doing it for myself, I am trying to produce songs, but [it’s] early days.”

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However, in a Twitter interaction after the YouTube video was released, Leclerc hinted he might change his mind about sharing the music with his fans. 

Leclerc would join his fellow driver Lewis Hamilton if he chose to pursue a career in music alongside his racing activities, as the Mercedes driver’s vocals appeared in Christina Aguilera’s song ‘Pipe.’

McLaren’s Lando Norris is also known to dabble in music, playing guitar sometimes and also taking up drumming.

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Leclerc’s 2023 title hopes seem to be over before the season has truly begun, as he sits in 10th place in the Drivers’ Standings following two DNFs in three races.

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The first incident was due to reliability issues in Bahrain, while he was forced to exit the Australian Grand Prix early when contact with Lance Stroll’s Aston Martin sent him into the gravel trap.

The situation in Australia, paired with Carlos Sainz receiving a penalty that demoted him from P4 to P12, meant that Ferrari left Melbourne with zero points, putting them almost 100 points behind Constructors’ Championship leaders Red Bull.

Leclerc currently sits on 6 points, directly behind Haas driver Nico Hulkenberg, who came close to a podium at the Australian Grand Prix.