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Leclerc: Bianchi crash didn't put me off Formula 1

Charles Leclerc says that the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of his friend and mentor Jules Bianchi did not put him off competing in Formula 1. During the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix, Bianchi was racing for Marussia when he was involved in a crash which resulted in serious head injuries. Nine months later, he passed away due to the trauma suffered on that day. Article continues under video Bianchi was Leclerc’s godfather, and took the young Monegasque driver under his wing when the duo were both under the management of Nicholas Todt, the son of FIA president Jean Todt. The death of Bianchi hit Leclerc hard, but the current Ferrari driver insists it did not make him think twice...
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