“In every race, we are within half a tenth of each other," he told DAZN Spain. "Charles Leclerc and I are always together.
“The ability he has on a single lap, the ability he has in the race to come back and gain positions at the start… We make a very good pair. We make a very good pairing.
“I think we are two drivers who get on very well together. I think that’s the best thing for the team, to have two drivers pushing each other. I think we have a healthy competition between us, but we always prioritise the team.
“I try to bite when I have to bite and I try to control myself when I have to control myself.”
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