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Leclerc understands why he is number 2 driver

Charles Leclerc says he can 'completely understand' why he has been designated Ferrari's number 2 driver for 2019. While many are predicting a meteoric first season at Ferrari for the Monaco-born newcomer, it is Sebastian Vettel who has secured new boss Mattia Binotto's early backing. 'It is a decision that I completely understand,' Leclerc said in Melbourne. 'In each team there must be a number 1 and a number 2 in a 50-50 situation,' he is quoted by Italy's Autosprint. However, France's L'Equipe quotes Leclerc as saying he will otherwise be 'on par' with Vettel. 'It's clear that if I can be faster than him, it would be great. But it will be really difficult. He is a great driver, very...
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