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Does Leclerc deal mean Ferrari is losing faith in Vettel?
Gary Anderson
By: Gary Anderson
Sep 24, 2018, 10:33 AM

Could the Ferrari scenario end up like Vettel's final year at Red Bull? Could one single personnel change make a team like Sauber a podium contender? What's the deal with Ferrari's camera device? Our technical expert answers these questions and more.

Is Leclerc's promotion to Ferrari a sign it's losing faith in Sebastian Vettel's ability to deliver a title? If he's as good as is believed, and he knows it, it's hard to imagine Leclerc playing a better second fiddle to Vettel than Raikkonen has for too long. Could this end up like Ricciardo/Vettel in 2014?
Umar Ahmed, via email

Consider that Ferrari had Alonso driving for it for five years and now Vettel for four seasons. Between them they've won six world championships, but with Ferrari neither won a single one.

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Author Gary Anderson
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