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Leclerc honours Jules Bianchi after Ferrari announcement

11-09-2018 09:46
by Matt Gretton
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Leclerc honours Jules Bianchi after Ferrari announcement
Picture from Sauber F1

Charles Leclerc will drive for Ferrari next season replacing Kimi Raikkonen. He will team up with Sebastian Vettel. In his first tweet following the announcement, Leclerc pays tribute to Jules Bianchi who helped him develop as a young driver.

Before Bianchi's tragic accident, he was tipped to become the man to replace Raikkonen at Ferrari. According to past reports, Leclerc and Bianchi were friends through their childhood and developed each other driving.

Leclerc, the man from Monaco, also pays tribute to his manager and his father. He says he looks forward to competing what has a been an impressive season with Sauber.

F1magician +24 11-09-2018 09:56
Very powerful. I’m sure Leclerc will do everyone proud, including Bianchi

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