Charles Leclerc admits that his recent leap of faith from 13,000 feet led to a reprimand from Ferrari as he had not asked his employer permission for the stunt.
With the F1 season done and dusted over a month ago in Abu Dhabi, Leclerc sought to sustain his adrenalin level, indulging in some high-altitude thrill by skydiving for the very first time.
The Monegasque undertook his initiation in Dubai and jumped in tandem with an instructor, an experience that elated the two-time Grand Prix winner but failed to impress his employer, whose permission he had "forgotten" to seek.
"You normally should do, [and] I do," explained Leclerc last weekend at the Autosport International Show during a Q&A with fans.
"I didn't for skydiving, because I just told myself that in case it will go wrong I will not be here to be told off!"
"So, yeah, I just went for it, and then they were a little bit upset. At the end, I won't do it a second time.
"It was amazing. But it was just to do it once."
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