Formula 1 | Leclerc gives Hamilton a slight advantage over Verstappen

Charles Leclerc fails to name a clear favorite for the 2021 Formula 1 season. Ferrari driver admits he long thought Max Verstappen was going to fold the case, but admits he now sees Lewis Hamilton on a better dynamic than his rival.

« I keep changing my mind » Leclerc said. « I was pretty sure Max was going to get him, all the way to Sao Paulo. Then after Brazil I changed my mind a bit. And now I think Lewis is on the right track. »

« But it’s true that Max has the points advantage, that’s what matters. So it’s going to be tight, but maybe the advantage is on Lewis’s side. I have nothing in particular, it’s just very nice to see for sports. « 

He admits, however, that this is not something he is interested in during race weekends, being himself totally focused on his current season with Ferrari, which he could finish in fifth place in the championship. pilots.

« It’s true that on my side I don’t see much of this title battle because I’m running at the same time as them, but it’s nice to see the title fight getting so close. »

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