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Leclerc brushes off team order mess as no big deal

Charles Leclerc is ready to start from a clean slate in Japan after holding clear-the-air talks with Ferrari following the Russian Grand Prix. Ferrari's winning run came to an end in Sochi, with the major talking point deriving from a breakdown in communication within the team as Sebastian Vettel ignored team orders and would not swap P1 back with Leclerc. An MGU-K failure then brought Vettel's race to an abrupt end, whilst Leclerc was forced to settle for a P3 finish behind the two Mercs despite starting on pole position. Ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, Leclerc says there is no lingering hangover at Ferrari and the team orders incident is not as big a deal as made out to be...
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