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Opinion: Why Leclerc made Vettel expendable at Ferrari

2 monthes ago   |   By Autocar

Leclerc and Vettel
Charles Leclerc's stellar form in his first season at the Scuderia accelerated four-time champion's departure
What went wrong for Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari? The simple answer can be given in just two words: Charles Leclerc .
In his first season driving for the Scuderia last year, the 22-year-old Monégasque outpaced and outraced his four-time-champion team-mate and proved that he could hold his own against the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen in on-track battles. Insiders suggest he has won over the Ferrari team; they love him. He's a rising superstar for...
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