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JV: Leclerc did a Magnussen on Hamilton

Charles Leclerc got away with doing a 'Kevin Magnussen' at Monza because of F1 politics, say so former World Champion Jacques Villeneuve. Leclerc raced his way to victory at Sunday's Italian Grand Prix, holding off Lewis Hamilton for 40-odd laps. It was an intense battle as the Mercedes driver dogged the Ferrari lad but never quite had the power to pass. He was also hampered in his efforts by Leclerc's driving. The Monégasque driver concedes he was on the limit when defending, which includes pushing Hamilton wide, and ultimately off the track, and moving under braking at Turn 4. Villeneuve reckons the Italian GP winner crossed the line, something Magnussen's rivals often say after...
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