Binotto explains how Vettel-Leclerc fight will help Ferrari
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto believes the increasingly competitive battle between Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc will only benefit the Maranello outfit. Vettel began the season with "priority" over Leclerc, but the Monegasque has challenged that with fine on-track performances.
Leclerc finished behind Vettel in the season-opener in Australia, albeit only due to Ferrari ordering him to remain behind the German, having caught him late in the race.
In Bahrain, Leclerc vastly outperformed his world champion team-mate, qualifying on pole and racing to a certain victory until an engine issue let him down.
"Charles was faster everywhere," Vettel admitted after a race which saw him spin and finish fifth.
The German says he is struggling to feel confident with the rear of the 2019 car.
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