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Binotto rejects Audi's offer citing "clowns" at company, Leclerc eyes Le Mans after Ferrari's historic win, and other big updates from around the world of Formula 1.
Former Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto reportedly declined an offer to lead Audi's Formula 1 venture. Despite visiting Audi's headquarters and meeting with influential figures, Binotto rejected the offer, describing some individuals involved as "clowns." Binotto has not been involved in F1 this season after leaving Ferrari, while Audi hired Andreas Seidl from McLaren as their team principal for their upcoming entry into F1 in 2026.
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Charles Leclerc, the Ferrari Formula 1 driver, expressed his enthusiasm for potentially participating in the Le Mans 24 Hours race in the future. Witnessing Ferrari's historic victory at the event, Leclerc expressed his pride in the team's achievement. He stated that he would love to experience the race at some point in his life. Antonio Giovinazzi, a former Alfa Romeo F1 driver and Le Mans winner, also celebrated Ferrari's unexpected triumph, highlighting the team's surprise at surviving the demanding race after a 50-year gap. The victory has reignited Ferrari's legacy at Le Mans, leaving Leclerc and Giovinazzi filled with pride for their team's accomplishments.
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The Canadian Grand Prix is returning to Montreal, and Lewis Hamilton is aiming for his eighth win while Max Verstappen looks to defend his title. Mercedes' recent performance raises doubts about their lineup, but expectations are lower for them in Canada. In fantasy racing, Hamilton and Russell have a lower value compared to other drivers. The battle for the fourth position in the standings is intensifying, with Lance Stroll bouncing back after a tough race. Live scoring features have been introduced by F1 Fantasy Tools and F1.com. The weather is expected to be clear, and the smoke from fires has cleared up.
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Max Verstappen has hinted that he might leave Formula 1 after his contract with Red Bull expires in 2028. This has sparked speculation about his future plans. While Verstappen admires Ferrari, he is primarily focused on being in the fastest car. However, some believe that he could be tempted to join Ferrari in the future to prove himself as one of the all-time greats and bring the team back to its former glory, similar to Michael Schumacher's achievements.
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