F1 Star Driver Charles Leclerc Got the Taste of MLB Ahead of the 2022 Miami Grand Prix

Published 05/04/2022, 4:38 PM EDT

On May 3rd, 2022, the Miami Marlins faced the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Marlins Park in Florida. The Marlins ended up losing the game on home turf as the Diamondbacks won the game 5-4. Among many in the stands, Charles Leclerc, the motorsports racing driver for Scuderia Ferrari in Formula 1, enjoyed the game; Notably, he is currently in Miami for the 2022 Miami Grand Prix.

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Not to mention, Leclerc met several players of the Marlins and tried out some catching.

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Leclerc is currently preparing for the 2022 Miami Grand Prix, which will be held on Sunday, May 8th, 2022, at the Miami International Autodrome in Florida. The Miami Marlins faced the Arizona Diamondbacks on May 3rd, 2022.

Despite it being the home game for the Marlins, they lost the game 4-5. The Marlins are second in the NL East Division with 12 wins and 11 losses, whereas the Arizona Diamondbacks are at the last position in the NL West Division with 12 wins and 13 losses.

Charles Leclerc meets the players of the Miami Marlins

F1 fans and MLB fans were super thrilled after seeing pictures of Charles Leclerc with some players of the Miami Marlins. Leclerc played catch with Marlins right fielder Avisail Garcia. And he was pretty good at it. He also practiced some pitching as we saw Garcia enjoying the moment.

He also met second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr; Leclerc gifted him a jersey of Ferrari, while Chisholm Jr gifted him a Marlins jersey.

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Currently, Charles Leclerc is the leader of the F1 Drivers Championship with 86 points to his name. In the 4 Grand Prix races so far, he has won 2 of them. He has been on the podium thrice in 4 games. And if we talk about his team, Scuderia Ferrari, they are leading in the 2022 Constructors Championship for the first time in many years.

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Ferrari has 124 points to their name with 3 wins and 5 podiums. 24-year-old Charles Leclerc has tightened the bond between the MLB and F1 as they meet just once a year during the race. Will the Miami Marlins effect help Charles Leclerc and Scuderia Ferrari to win the 2022 Miami Grand Prix on May 8th?

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Tanveer Deodhar

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Tanveer Deodhar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a degree in media and communication studies, young Tanveer is a sports enthusiast. With a varied interests, he is an ardent follower of MLB, NBA, NFL, and Formula 1.

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