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Leclerc concerned 'tyre-destroying' Ferrari could scupper British GP hopes

Charles Leclerc is hoping his bid for a surprise British Grand Prix result is not undermined by excessive tyre wear around Silverstone. Neither Leclerc nor team-mate Sebastian Vettel were expected to reach qualifying's top-10 shoot-out given the power-sensitive nature of the circuit. Article continues under video Yet Leclerc qualified fourth behind Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, as well as Red Bull's Max Verstappen, notably on the medium-compound tyre, while Vettel lines up 10th. The concern for Leclerc, however, is the rate at which the SF1000 eats through Pirelli's rubber. "I'm extremely happy about today," said Leclerc. "P4! I didn't expect to be on P4...
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