Charles Leclerc in Disbelief on the Team Radio Over Lewis Hamilton’s Ridiculous British Grand Prix Win
While his teammate Sebastian Vettel struggled all weekend long, it was quite a brilliant race for Charles Leclerc. The Monegasque, who started in P4, had shown impressive pace in all the practice sessions as well as in qualifying. It was something that he kept up even during the race and ended it with his second podium finish of the season.
Obviously, he was helped by Valtteri Bottas’s tire blow out, but take nothing away from his own performance. However, Leclerc himself was more impressed by a certain Lewis Hamilton. Or rather by the fact that Hamilton won a Grand Prix race with only three tires in operable condition.
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Charles Leclerc left awestruck after learning that Lewis Hamilton won the race despite a punctured tire
As Leclerc started his final lap at Silverstone, he was informed via the radio about the punctures to Bottas and Hamilton. However, Hamilton was still too far to be caught by him. Thus he had to settle for a P3 finish. His race engineer then proceeded to tell him who were the other two podium finishers, and the answer to who won the race left him shocked.
Leclerc initially sounded confused, as to how on Earth Lewis managed to complete, much less, win the damn race- with virtually three tires. He voiced his disbelief saying, “Hamilton won?! What the f**k that’s crazy! That’s crazy!”
After recovering from that surprise, he acknowledged ...
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