While the F1 2023 season-opener Bahrain pre-season tests are nearly one and a half months away, Red Bull’s Perez and Ferrari’s Leclerc had recently opened up on how they want to witness themselves this season.
Speaking in an interview with the reporters, the 2022 F1 runner-up Leclerc and the Mexican who had finished at third, had revealed their predictions for F1 2023.
Leclerc and Perez make prediction for F1 2023
Speaking in the interview with a press agency, adding that he wants to stretch out the last season’s momentum into 2023, Red Bull’s Perez said, “How we started in the first few races as a team, with the reliability issues that we had, to come away and do such a strong job as a team, it’s very encouraging.
And I really hope that we can keep this momentum going for Red Bull and come back next year even stronger. I believe that the competition will be a lot closer for next year, so I really hope that we can keep this momentum going”.
Besides, after having been met with an upscaled nuisance in Ferrari F1 team’s managerial division which eventually had costed the 2022 team principal Mattia Binotto’s job, Leclerc had to remain satisfied with a runner-up position last year.
However, he had had a lead of a nearly a hundred points over Verstappen earlier in the season, but he had lost momentum after facing off three DNFs while comfortably leading the grid due to engine failures. Expressing a through-and-through optimism over a highly competitive title race this season, Leclerc said, ““I think we all prepared for longer seasons, I hope it will be tight.
It’s always nice to have a fight until the end. I’m prepared for more races and for a longer fight hopefully”.
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