Charles Leclerc managed to race a Ferrari through the streets of Monaco during the COVID-19 lockdown thanks to film director, Claude Lelouche. This is Le Grand Rendez-Vous, a short film.
The weekend of the 23rd and 24th of May 2020 was supposed to play host to the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, but the COVID-19 pandemic put an end to that. Unfazed, acclaimed film director, Claude Lelouche, put Charles Leclerc behind the wheel of a Ferrari SF90 Stradale to race through the empty streets of the principality in France.
Using a team of 17 people, six iPhone 11 Pros, nine GoPros and one Sony Venice Camera, Lelouche captured Leclerc charging through Monacos famous street circuit in a brilliant red prancing horse. Six engineers and mechanics from Marinello were on hand to take care of the two 1,000hp hybrid Ferrari SF90 Stradales used to make the film.
Claude Lelouche won the Grand Prix at the Cannes film festival in 1966, and then two Oscars in 1967 for Best Screenplay and Foreign Language film respectively for his movie titled A Man and a Woman, which included racing around France in a Ford Mustang.
This time around, his short film stars Charles Leclerc, His Majesty Prince Albert II of Monaco, and Rebecca, the flower girl. To check the Ferrari SF90 Stradale in action, press play on the video below to see Le Grand Rendez-Vous, it's worth it.
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