Why it could still go wrong for Leclerc and Gasly

Why it could still go wrong for Leclerc and Gasly

Next year Charles Leclerc and Pierre Gasly will go from teams where points finishes are a success to teams where anything less than the title is failure. Are they really ready for it?

Pierre Gasly and Charles Leclerc are ready for their promotions to the big-time with Ferrari and Red Bull in Formula 1, there's no doubt about that. But it's impossible to say, conclusively, that they will cut it in the white-hot intensity of the front of the grand prix field.

Those two statements might seem at odds, but they encapsulate a fundamental truth that nothing prepares you for the pressure, the demands, the sky-high standards right at the top of elite sport.

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