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Binotto surprised by Leclerc's ‘exceptional' season

Mattia Binotto admits he was 'surprised' by how well Charles Leclerc rose to the challenge of being a Ferrari driver and dealt with the pressure. After just one season with Sauber, now Alfa Romeo, Leclerc was promoted to Ferrari for the 2019 campaign. While the Monégasque driver, just 21 at the time, was initially told his team-mate Sebastian Vettel would be the 'priority' driver, Leclerc almost immediately came to the fore. He would have taken his first race win at the Bahrain GP, round two of the championship, had it not for a cyclinder failure. Instead he had to wait until round 13, Belgium, to taste the victory champagne. Leclerc would go on to win the Italian GP to bring his tally to...
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