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Monaco Preview: Leclerc dream and Lauda memories stir emotions

Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets in a Ferrari for the first time in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix, a boyhood dream come true, but dominant Mercedes also have sentiment on their side this weekend. The death on Monday night of Austrian Formula 1 great Niki Lauda – a triple world champion, a two-time Monaco winner in his driving heyday and most recently non-executive director of the Mercedes F1 team – has cast the showcase race into a different light. A week ago there were those who feared a sixth successive Mercedes one-two finish, at a tight and twisty track that has seen plenty of processions in the past, would have the fans turning off in droves. Now that looks...
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