Leclerc would be ready for GP3-to-F1 jump in 2017

Leclerc, a former karting rival of Max Verstappen, currently heads the GP3 standings in his rookie season after three rounds, and has already had F1 test outings with Ferrari and Haas. Of GP3's previous champions, Valtteri Bottas and Daniil Kvyat went straight into Formula 1 - although Bottas did complete a season as test driver at Williams between his GP3 title and his F1 ... Keep reading