Sport: Charles Leclerc: Comforting SMS by Sebastian Vettel to France -Crash

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Charles Leclerc und Sebastian Vettel verstehen sich gut © Motorsport Images Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel get along Gut

Sebastian Vettel after his resignation from Formula 1 , a hole will leave a hole in the premier class - on and on and Next to the route. An example of this will provide its ex-teammate at Ferrari, Charles Leclerc on Thursday before the Grand Prix of Hungary in 2022 in Budapest.

of the Monegasse

threw a possible victory away from a departure in the last race in Le Castellet . Vettel was there for his former stable companion after the zero number at the France Grand Prix. "He is a friend and always writes me an SMS, like after last Sunday," Leclerc now reveals.

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"And he always tries to cheer me up when I have a difficult time. It's nice to see how much I have developed since I got to know him." In general, Leclerc did not have the most beautiful memories of Vettel, but next to the route, he explained to a corresponding demand from 'AutoSport'.

"It is all the moments in the factory and the way our relationship has developed over the years. Because I arrived in the first year [with

Ferrari ] and was great. And I think I was Probably strange to him because I was just shy and didn't know what to say when I was with him. "

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On the latter occasion

it even crashed between the two Ferrari pilots at that time, what Vettel prompted a scolding tirade on the radio. However, this had no influence on the good relationship between the four -time world champion and Leclerc.

has Leclerc overcome the zero from Le Castellet thanks to Vettels SMS? "Well, I have to," he replies. "There is nothing that would help me if I think about my mistake or continue to live in the past when it comes to this error."

Ferrari did not have enough torque in the first gear

"I made this mistake and he cost me a lot of points. I am aware of it. And that's it. Now I just have to continue to concentrate 100 percent on this weekend, Try to do the best possible, try to win this race and then I am sure that it will go well. "

Leclerc again emphasizes that

has not preceded the accident. Instead, he takes blame on himself - despite a radio message immediately after departure, which suggested a problem at the accelerator pedal as the cause. However, he obviously referred to difficulties to free himself with the help of the reverse gear. to theories that arose in connection with his accident, says Ferrari-Pilot Leclerc: "I understood that there were doubts. But it is just that the torque is limited in the first course. Boxing radio] spoken, not about anything else. So it was nothing on the car. "

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