Shell and Ferrari
Shell's Innovation Partnership with Scuderia Ferrari is one of the longest and most successful in motorsport. Learn about its history, peek behind the pit lane, see how the extreme conditions of Formula 1TM help develop products for your car and find out how Shell is supporting Formula 1TM’s ambition to reach net zero carbon by 2030.
Shell’s Track Lab team is trackside for every race, sampling and testing the fuels and lubricants as Shell helps power the Ferrari team to success.
Discover how the technological advances that power Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1® cars find their way into your vehicle via Shell V-Power and Shell Helix.
In 2017, Shell was proud to announce that its shell V-Power race fuel and Shell Helix Ultra race lubricant delivered 23.3% of the total efficiency gain of Scuderia Ferrari’s power unit since the end of the 2014 season. This means Scuderia Ferrari could go over half a second a lap faster with the same amount of fuel.
Charles Leclerc was born on the 16th October 1997, he began racing karts at the age of five. By 2013, Charles had already won the CIK-FIA KF3 World Cup and the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy, he was the WSK Champion and finished runner-up in the European and Under 18 class. In 2015, Charles was the best rookie in Formula 3 finishing fourth in the championship, becoming a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy the following year. In 2017, Leclerc won the Formula 2 Championship at his first attempt. This success led him to Formula 1 making his debut with the Alfa Romeo Sauber team in 2018. This season Charles Leclerc is partnering Sebastian Vettel racing for Scuderia Ferrari.
Scuderia Ferrari pitstop bird's-eye view
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