The contrasting temperaments that could prove key in F1 2022's title fight – Autosport

“We were young, crazy – and, yeah, we hated each other at that moment…”
Charles Leclerc is reflecting on one of many historic karting battles with Max Verstappen – one which has surfaced again as their intertwined careers have brought them back to face each other at the pinnacle of motorsport.
Max’s fast-track trajectory to Formula 1 took him out of sync with Charles on the junior single-seater ladder, and Ferrari’s wayward form has restricted the opportunities for them to lay claim to the same stretch of track again since Leclerc joined the F1 grid. But historic rancour has a habit of bobbing back to the surface in an age when nothing can be forgotten, merely consigned to some distant cloud-based server waiting to be rediscovered.
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