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Leclerc was ‘intimidated’ by F1 stars during early 2018 races

Charles Leclerc has revealed that he felt intimated by some of his Formula 1 rivals during the early stages of his career in 2018. After winning the 2017 Formula 2 Championship, the Monegasque driver progressed to F1 with Sauber, partnering Marcus Ericsson for one season before moving to Ferrari in 2019 alongside four-time F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel. Since joining Ferrari, Leclerc has established himself as one of the most reliable drivers on the grid, securing 75% of Ferrari's Championship points in 2020. But Leclerc admits that throughout the opening handful of races with Sauber in 2018, it was a shock for him to be racing the same drivers he had previously been viewing on television....
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