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Brundle: 'Ferrari mustn't paint Leclerc as a support act'

Sky F1's Martin Brundle fears Ferrari's use of team orders to the detriment of Charles Leclerc could harm the Monegasque's credibility and relegate him to a mere support role. Leclerc gained an edge over Scuderia team mate Sebastian Vettel at the start of Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix only to be ordered to yield to the German by the Ferrari pit wall after ten laps. The 21-year-old resentfully complied with the team order, but the lost time eventually allowed Red Bull's Max Verstappen to undercut Leclerc and finish fourth. Wolff: Ferrari team order may have opened up 'a can of worms' With Leclerc's pace very much on a par with Vettel's speed so far this season, Ferrari should tread carefully...
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