Charles Leclerc says there is no hidden messages in his furious radio messages when things do not go his way. The Ferrari driver was in a furious mood when he crashed in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, calling himself stupid over team radio.
Leclerc's team radio often features the 21-year-old admonishing himself, with some believing the Monegasque is too harsh on himself.
Two races have already slipped through Leclerc's fingers this year, through mechanical failure in Bahrain, before a Q2 crash in Azerbaijan denied him when he had looked the man to beat all weekend.
After the crash, Leclerc said to his team, and the viewing public: "I am stupid. I am stupid."
Asked if the messages were his way of apologising to Ferrari, Leclerc told Monaco Matin: "Not really. It was a natural, spontaneous reaction. No message to send.
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