On the right-hand side of his helmet Leclerc has taken the design of his godfather and friend Jules Bianchi, who died after sustaining serious head injuries in a crash during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.
“Half of this helmet is Jules’ one and the other part is my father’s one,” Leclerc posted on social media. “Without these two I would not be here.
“Let’s give it all for this special weekend,” he added.
Leclerc is not the only driver to have combined two helmet liveries into one this year. George Russell blended Juan Pablo Montoya’s helmet design onto his usual livery at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Pictures: Charles Leclerc’s 2019 Monaco Grand Prix helmet
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