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Hakkinen: Effects of Leclerc wing damage 'could have been a lot worse'

Mika Hakkinen says Ferrari should have immediately pitted Charles Leclerc's damaged car at Suzuka, insisting the consequences of its damaged front wing "could have been a lot worse". The Scuderia initially delayed pitting Leclerc after his opening lap contact with Red Bull's Max Verstappen, the Monegasque claiming at the time that his car's behavior was not impacted by a broken front wing end-plate. However, Ferrari eventually ordered in its driver following a call from the race director as Leclerc was seen as driving his car "in an unsafe condition", an offense that led to a 10-second penalty for Leclerc and a heft $25,000 fine for the Scuderia. Irvine: 'Clever'...
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