Charles Leclerc revealed how an earlier error from Sergio Perez under braking at Turn 14 made him certain he could
Leclerc led the race initially but fell behind the Red Bull drivers after pitting for fresh tyres. However, he made a successful overtaking move on Perez on the last lap to regain second position. He observed that Perez had struggled at that corner previously and took advantage of it. Leclerc was surprised by the enjoyable and competitive racing at the new Las Vegas circuit. Despite the positive result, Leclerc acknowledges that the Ferrari car performs better in cooler conditions and struggles in warmer temperatures. However, he sees this race as a learning experience for the future.