Charles Leclerc

Red Bull ready to use team orders to help Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen takes an enormous lead into the second half of the season, after winning eight of the thirteen races completed this season. The reigning World Champion leads Charles Leclerc by 80 points, a margin that should be considerably smaller had it not been for Ferrari’s strategic incompetence. Leclerc has lost the race lead and arguably a

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Christian Horner happy to be battling Ferrari instead of Mercedes

The 2022 championship battle between Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Ferrari has been “refreshing” to watch, with Mercedes having dominated since 2014. The racing has been “close and hard, but fair”, between title protagonists Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc, unlike the battle seen between Verstappen and Sir Lewis Hamilton. 2021 saw a title fight like

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Did Ferrari really force Charles Leclerc to lie?

Former Formula 1 driver Hans-Joachim Stuck gave us all a bit of a surprise when he suggested that Ferrari told Charles Leclerc to lie about the cause of his crash at the French Grand Prix. The Monegasque had started from pole in Le Castellet, and had fended off the early threat of Max Verstappen, before

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Carlos Sainz told he’s slower than Charles Leclerc

AlphaTauri team principal Franz Tost believes that Charles Leclerc has an edge over Ferrari team-mate Carlos Sainz, but the Spaniard is still very capable of competing on his day. Sainz finished ahead of Leclerc in his first season with the Scuderia in 2021, managing four podiums in a very impressive first season in red, and

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Ferrari accused of forcing Charles Leclerc to lie about crash

Former F1 driver Hans-Joachim Stuck has suggested that it was a car issue rather than a mistake from Charles Leclerc that caused him to crash out of the French Grand Prix, but that the team forced him to say otherwise.  Disaster struck for the Italian team at Paul Ricard when Leclerc, leading the race, crashed

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Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen disagree over controversial FIA matter

Championship rivals Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc have given their opinion on how to best deal with the current track limits issue, with 43 warnings having been awarded at the recent Austrian Grand Prix. At the Red Bull Ring, four drivers were incredibly awarded five-second time penalties for exceeding track limits too many times during the race;

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