Quoted by the Spanish daily Marca, Charles Leclerc responded to accusations of "cheating" by Max Verstappen, who pointed to the results of Ferrari at the US Grand Prix in Formula 1. The Monaco driver, competing with the Dutch since childhood, denounces "a joke".
"To be honest, I think it's a joke" : Charles Leclerc, quoted by Marca, responded to Max Verstappen, who had accused the Ferrari of "Cheating" after the US Grand Prix in Formula 1. The Monegasque driver of Scuderia did not appreciate the controversial intervention of his counterpart at Red Bull.
"To be honest, I think it's a joke, because he has no idea. He is not in the team. We know exactly what we are doing. I do not know why he's talking. He does not know anything about us » said Leclerc.
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"Nothing good for the sport"
The Monaco driver also received the support of Mattia Binotto, the sports director of the Italian team. If the "Read and listened to a lot of comments", he deplores a situation that has nothing to do in F1. "These comments are not good for the sport".
As a reminder, Max Verstappen had pointed the finger at the results of the two Ferrari at the US Grand Prix, the theater of the coronation of Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), stating: "That's what happens when you stop cheating" . It announces an end of season hectic …
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Formula 1. Charles Leclerc and Ferrari respond to Max Verstappen's controversial accusationsOuest-France.fr