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News Sebastian Vettel: "Certainly not going to wave Charles over"

12:41  10 july  2020
12:41  10 july  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc were not always in agreement on and off the racetrack last year. Disputes between the two burdened the Ferrari team and the performance in the second half of the season. How will the two winning drivers put together the last year together? "We have fought against each other in the past and will continue to do so in the future," emphasizes Vettel.

The four-time world champion was a bit surprised by the aspiring young star last year. Leclerc could have won his second race with the Scuderia in Bahrain if his engine hadn't gone crazy in the last few laps. The clear number 1 status of the German was soon forgotten.

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It was the qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix of all things that caused the barrel to overflow. Behind the scenes, Vettel unusually clearly expressed his displeasure with Leclerc's behavior. The Monegasse should have given him slipstream in the last quick Q3 round, but was dawdling.

Further disagreements followed, for example, at the Grand Prix of Russia (stall order) or Brazil (collision). "As much as you want to be successful on the track and look at your own results, you drive as much for an entire team at the end of the day," says the 33-year-old.

Will tensions build up so strongly again in the 2020 season, his last in red? "It's difficult to answer for this season because we don't know what's going to happen." After announcing his separation from Ferrari , it was speculated whether Vettel would still listen to the team's instructions or not.

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The FIA will take no further action against Sebastian Vettel after investigating the incident in which he drove into Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

After all, he drives first of all for himself, say some experts. But Vettel dismisses: "I don't think that has anything to do with the fact that my contract expires and I will leave the team." If the team asks him for cooperation, then he will also comply with this request.

"But," he adds, "at the same time you're driving for yourself. So I'm not going to make life easier for Charles on the track, I won't wave him over," he clarifies. How does his garage neighbor react to these statements? "I don't think that will change this year," Leclerc also believes.

He knows: "Last year we raced against each other. But at the same time we work for the same team. But it is also an advantage for us in some respects to work together as a team. There will be situations where we clearly have to work together."

Although many a battle on the racetrack did not go as it was imagined at Ferrari, Leclerc emphasizes mutual respect off the track. He will miss Vettel's speed and experience next year. "I learned a lot from Seb as a teammate."

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