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'Leclerc damaged Ferrari in 2019'

Jacques Villeneuve reckons Charles Leclerc’s desire to not be seen as Ferrari’s secondary driver to Sebastian Vettel in his debut season with the Scuderia has ultimately hurt the team’s chances in 2019. The Monegasque driver made the step-up from Sauber to replace Kimi Raikkonen, with the general assumption being he would play second fiddle to four-time champion Vettel, at least in the first season. Article continues under video Leclerc defied this, and even ignored team orders as early as the second race of the season when the team asked him to let Vettel pass in Bahrain, which he didn’t do. He ultimately finished ahead of his veteran team-mate in the drivers’ championship, but...
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