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Mika Hakkinen opens up on Charles Leclerc's penalty

At the Japanese Grand Prix Charles Leclerc was lucky not to receive more than a 10-second penalty for continuing to drive with a damaged front wing. Mika Hakkinen believes he was lucky to get away with such a small penalty.  “There has been a lot to do around Ferrari and Leclerc with regard to the failure after the crash with Verstappen. In my view, he should have done that immediately, since it makes little sense to drive on with a broken flail that drags on the ground. You lose performance, you damage the tires and you become a danger to yourself and others," Hakkinen said in his Unibet column.  "It is so incredibly important to keep the wing whole at...
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