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Maurizio Arrivabene: Long-term perspective behind Charles Leclerc promotion

Maurizio Arrivabene says Ferrari’s desire to implement a long-term plan was behind its decision to replace Kimi Raikkonen with Charles Leclerc next season. Ferrari confirmed earlier this week that Raikkonen, the second longest-serving driver in its history, would leave at the end of 2018, with protégé Leclerc taking his seat. Leclerc will be the youngest person to race for Ferrari in over 50 years and will join Sebastian Vettel off the back of just one season in Formula 1, having competed for Sauber in 2018. Arrivabene says the decision to promote Leclerc straight to a Ferrari seat was done with a view to the long-term, expecting the Monegasque to remain part of its...
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