Why Ferrari is sure its long-term Leclerc investment will be vindicated
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Why Ferrari is sure its long-term Leclerc investment will be vindicated

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Humble yet blisteringly quick, Charles Leclerc is the driver Ferrari sees as its next
 world champion, and a rightful heir to the greats of Ferrari’s past – even though, by the team’s own admission, he’s not the finished article yet. Here's why it is confident that the 24-year-old can be the man to end a drought stretching back to 2008

“Leclerc is a driver who would have been very much to my father’s liking, an intelligent fellow, gifted with incredible talent in every respect, highly concentrated. 
If we give him the right car, he
will give us a lot of pleasure.”

Piero Ferrari has long been an understated presence at the heart of the company founded by his father Enzo. Although powerful behind the scenes, Ferrari’s vice-chairman has preferred to keep a low profile in public in the 33 years since his father’s death.

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