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Martin Brundle surprised by early deals for Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen

Former Formula 1 driver turned television pundit Martin Brundle has expressed surprise at the early long-term deals for Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen. Leclerc has signed a new four-year deal taking him to the end of 2024 with Ferrari, whilst just last week, Verstappen signed a new three-year deal with Red Bull, securing his future until 2023. The two drivers are considered to be future champions of the sport, therefore Brundle is surprised neither held out for longer to see whether an opportunity would arise at Mercedes and equally, why Mercedes hasn't chased one of the two as a potential successor to Lewis Hamilton. 'The Verstappen news does makes my mind think 'what’s...
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