Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz give Ferrari the charge

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Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz charge Ferrari

"Verstappen can be beaten, we proved it last year: of course, now the gap è important, it cannot be closed this season. But every time I lower the visor of my helmet, I believe it". Word of Charles Leclerc, who spoke at the microphones of Sky Sport ahead of the Grand Prix d’Italia in Monza.

"You don’t get used to this atmosphere, seeing so many fans waiting for us in a difficult season gives us the boost – added the Ferrarista -. We hope for a good weekend. Here in Monza there'è a special feeling, I hope to see a lot of red in the stands as always".

The Monegasque driver è realistic about the possibilitiesà in Sunday’s race: "It will beà very difficult to repeat the victory of 2019, with this Red Bull: we will do everything, of course, and then the push of the fans. At Monza anything canò happen, the last few years have shown that the fastest car does not always win. Monza – he concluded – as characteristics è more similar to Spa, where we did not think we would do well and instead we made podium and one of the best races of the season…"

“There’è more people than last year, and not è that we are doing better than last season"” added the other Ferrarista, Carlos Sainz. "In difficult moments, the fans make the difference,” added the Spaniard. “We have to do everything we can to get to the podium, if there’s a chance; let’s go and take it. I have been in Formula 1 for a long time, and I have learned that you have to go to every race with all options open, even more so in Monza. Verstappen? If we can put pressure on him, he can make mistakes too. The problem è that so far we have not put it…”.

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