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Ferrari breaks the mold with 'super champion of the future'

(CNN)Ferrari do not have a history of giving youth or inexperience a chance in the team's modern form.When Kimi Raikkonen signed for a second time, he was 34 years of age while Sebastian Vettel was 27 and an established name when snapped up from Red Bull.But in Charles Leclerc, they have broken the mould, the youngest driver in Ferrari colours since a teenage Ricardo Rodriguez, like Leclerc marked out as a future superstar of the sport. The Mexican parked his car on the front row of the grid and it is not inconceivable that the 21-year-old Leclerc could do the same at Sunday's Australian Grand Prix.Three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart would enter Formula 1 after Rodriguez's tragic death just six grands prix into his career but, in ...