Remarkably, the Sochi controversy between Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel was the seventh incident between them involving the team’s pit wall this season.
It’s very clear that the dynamic of the young, thrusting, ambitious Leclerc with the proud multiple champion Vettel is a very challenging one for the team to control. Mattia Binotto is claiming that it’s a nice problem to have two such competitive drivers, but how long before it spills over into something more than a radio argument?
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The tone was set at the very first race of the season.