Alba in Montecarlo, Charles Leclerc he arrives on time for the appointment with the master Claude Lelouch in a black polo shirt and mask. The first take of “Le Grand Rendez Vous”, a remake of the historical short film of 1976 can begin.
On the roads closed to traffic, where Sunday 24 May was supposed to run Monaco gp deleted for coronavirus, the Monegasque runs on one Ferrari SF90 Stradale giving spectacle and emotions. President John Elkann also came to the set to watch his pilot tackle the Rascasse, the curve of the tobacconist and the pools, mythical points that have made the history of the Formula 1. When filming is over the prince Alberto, personal friend and number 1 fan of the Ferrari driver, he waited for the usual photo: the two greeted each other with the elbow, as required by the new protocol.
The roar of the hybrid twin-turbo V8 fills the Principality on this strange Sunday without engines (it was not since 1954 that the race did not jump), it attracts curious and passionate people. Even among opponents. Valtteri Bottas, owner of Mercedes, from the terrace of his house, he resumes Charles speeding and publishing him on Instagram.
Also on Sunday 24 May (7pm, live on SkySport F1 and on the F1 social channels) the virtual Monaco GP organized by Formula 1 is staged. Leclerc confirmed, debuts for Bottas and Esteban Ocon. In the virtual grid too Alex Albon, Antonio Giovinazzi, Nicholas Latifi is Lando Norris. Among the VIP guests the Arsenal footballer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
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