Leclerc emulates Schumacher with Melbourne grand slam as Verstappen lucks out again

In his esteemed 11-season stint with Ferrari, Michael Schumacher achieved a hat trick result of pole position, victory and the fastest lap across 17 different race weekends – including a ‘grand slam’ in 2004, where he led every lap in Melbourne.Advert

When Charles Leclerc took the first chequered flag to be waved on a grand prix at Albert Park in 1,120 days, he not only secured his second hat-trick in three races for Ferrari – and his first career grand slam – he did so with an air of dominance through which seven-time world champion Schumacher so famously forged his own legacy in Formula 1.

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Andrew Burden

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