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Leclerc following in the footsteps of Ascari and Hawthorn

Charles Leclerc joined illustrious company when he chose the number 16 which he used in his rookie season for Sauber and the number will now carry over as he continues his career with Ferrari. The Reds reported on their website that 'when Charles Leclerc made his Formula 1 debut, he opted for the number 16 on his car. To tell the truth, this wasn’t his first choice, which would have been number 7, as currently used by Kimi Raikkonen, nor even the second, the number 10, already belonging to Pierre Gasly.' 'However, the Monegasque driver was born on the 16th and, if you want to do the maths, you could see it as 1 + 6, which equals 7.' The number has history according to the report,...
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