Charles Leclerc says it's "up to Ferrari" whether he will be appointed number 1 driver for 2020.
It was his team mate, the quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel, who started this season as the unequivocal top Ferrari driver.
'That's a question for the team'
But 22-year-old Leclerc has successfully challenged that hierarchy. The only question now is whether it will be made official for 2020.
"That's a question for the team," Leclerc said in Mexico.
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"I understand the team's point of view regarding the distribution of roles at the beginning of the season, and in the meantime, I have been able to prove what I can do.
"Now it's up to Ferrari and Mattia Binotto to decide what to do next," he added.