When Ferrari does not win in Formula 1, the Italian press always hits the back. However, this time they played cool and "focused on the positive performance of the young Charles Leclaert."
21 years old Leclerc was on his way to victory in his first race of Formula 1, until his power began to disappear. The SF90 looked strong at all weekends, and Leclerc surpassed most of the layouts.
La Gazzetta Dello Sport: "It would not be allowed to throw GP of Bahrain thus. Charles Leclerc is very strong and SF90 is fast. Compared to 2018, now there are no two victories. The engine is disturbed and Sebastien Vettel again ghosts … Leclerc still gives grounds to laugh, Monegas confirms in two races on behalf of Ferrari that he has talent and will power.
La Stampa: ] "Pole, overtaking his teammate, and then falling: Leclerc had to postpone his first victory, because the engine did not allow it. Vettel became nervous in a fight with Hamilton and twisted. his front wing moments later and had to go to a pit stop. "
LAP 39/57: It's worse to follow for Sebastian Vettel ̵1; he and George Russell make contact and Vettel loses his front wing – dramatically! #BahrainGP # F1 pic.twitter.com/GkXlzI9FDc
– Formula 1 (@F1) 31 May 2019
Repubblica: (21 years) was issued his car just before the end and therefore missed the victory. Vettel was able to catch up with his teammate in the beginning, but still had to give this place to the defeated Monaco, he lost the trick (and his wing) after pressure from Hamilton and was forced to dive into the pits and return from P8 to P5 fight . Mercedes again benefited from an accident at Ferrari. "