WATCH: Ride onboard with Leclerc as he posts the fastest lap of Friday in Australia


Charles Leclerc clocked the quickest lap on the opening day of practice ahead of the Australian Grand Prix as he and Ferrari aim to deliver a win for the first time in 2024.

After back-to-back triumphs for Max Verstappen and Red Bull in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, it was Leclerc who made the headlines with his FP2 pace-setting time at Albert Park, where he claimed pole and victory two years ago.

READ MORE: Leclerc sets the pace during second practice in Australia from Verstappen and Sainz

Leclerc’s benchmark of 1m 17.277s, which included a mighty first sector, put him just under four-tenths clear of the aforementioned Verstappen, with returning team mate Carlos Sainz a few hundredths further back.

Go onboard with Leclerc for his quickest lap in the video player above.


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