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It's taken Charles Leclerc less than a year of racing on the Formula 1 grid to get himself into a Ferrari race seat, but the signs that he would be something special were apparent long before that.
Some at the team knew he was the man for the job, but Charles Leclerc's procurement of a seat relied on a neat bit of manoeuvring in order for their boss to agree to a deal.
We're not talking here about the delay that followed Sergio Marchionne's death before Leclerc gained a 2019 Ferrari Formula 1 drive, rather his maiden season of car racing in the '14 Formula Renault ALPS series.
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