Cape Town - Charles Leclerc is looking all set to join Sauber next season
as he will take part in five FP1 sessions with the team before the end of the
Following Sauber's renewal of their partnership with
Ferrari, Leclerc, a member of the Scuderia's Young Driver Academy, has been
tipped to join the Swiss team at the expense of Pascal Wehrlein.
Leclerc has previously chosen not to take part in FP1
sessions so he gave focus on the F2 World Championship but, with a 59-point
lead and just three race weekends remaining, the 19-year-old is now casting one
eye to next season.
Leclerc will drive for Sauber in FP1 sessions at Malaysia,
Austin, Mexico, Brazil and in the season finale at Abu Dhabi.