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Stefano Domenicali, Ferrari’s team principle, has been speaking to German newspapers Bild am Sonntag about who are the drivers who can lead a team.

Stefano Domenicali, Ferrari’s team principle, has been speaking to German newspapers Bild am Sonntag about who are the drivers who can lead a team. His answer may come as a bit of a surprise, as the Italian gave the accolade to Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher. He said that Sebastian Vettel is too young to be a leader of any team and that he needs experience before he can achieve such a characteristic.

"Really, there are only two and they are Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher," said Domenicali. "I see no others.

"Vettel is still not a leader. He is on the way there, but it's not like Michael and Fernando. He is simply too young and lacking in experience," he added.

Stefano continued to draw comparisons between Alonso and Schui:

"Both are fighting like lions to bring their teams to the front," he stated. "They take care of the details that others don't even notice.

"Sebastian is getting close, but right now there are only two (leaders)."

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