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F1 drivers take busy sporting weekend off

It was a busy weekend of sporting contests as F1 drivers used their weekend off to show their appreciation for their fellow sportspeople.

Leclerc Le Mans 2023
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Even though there was no race over the weekend, Formula 1 drivers were still busy attending big sporting events.

Charles Leclerc was in Ferrari's garage to support the team to their first Le Mans win in over 50 years, along with F1 Team Principal Frederic Vasseur.

After the race Leclerc revealed his dream to compete in the famous 24 hour race in the future. Carlos Sainz also showed his appreciation with a social media post, as did fellow Italian car brand Alfa Romeo.

Another famous sporting event also took place in France over the weekend, as the finals for the French Open tennis tournament were staged at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris.

Both Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon were present at the men's final on Sunday, with Ocon meeting winner Novak Djokovic after he became the first tennis player to win 23 Grand Slams.

The pair exchanged a few words, with Ocon showing his appreciation for Djokovic historic achievement: "I did enjoy, honestly you are such an inspiration for all of us!"

In Istanbul George Russell was invited to watch the Champions League final between Manchester City and Inter Milan, the former going on to win and clinch a historic treble for the 2022/23 football season.

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