Charles Leclerc Admits Ferraris Have Issues
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc (AFP Picture)
Ferrari modified two digital engine elements in Leclerc’s automotive over the opening weekend in Bahrain and introduced on Wednesday that they had been switching a 3rd time.
Charles Leclerc stated on Thursday that he and the Ferrari group are involved about their persevering with reliability issues, however nonetheless imagine of their potential. The Monegasque driver can pay the value for mechanical issues with a 10-place grid penalty at this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Ferrari modified two digital engine elements in Leclerc’s automotive over the opening weekend in Bahrain and introduced on Wednesday that they had been switching a 3rd time. That signifies that earlier than the second race has even began Leclerc has handed the permitted complete of two modifications in an influence unit for the 23-race season.
“It’s the way in which it’s,” he stated. “It’s the start of the season and, in fact, it’s not the best begin. However what can I do about it?
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“Now we have to deal with what’s forward, what we will do to be a greater group, to do higher.
“This weekend we’re ranging from the again foot, however our goal is to try to do one thing particular. I like this problem of beginning a little bit bit extra on the again foot and attempting to do one thing particular and are available again to the entrance as rapidly as doable!”
He stated he had been working to galvanise the group and rebuild morale after the season-opening race in Bahrain the place he was compelled to retire as a result of energy unit downside.
“We’ve nonetheless acquired many races to go and we nonetheless have to be combating like loopy to be again on the prime and maintain pushing,” he conceded.
“I nonetheless imagine in it and naturally we nonetheless have to all imagine in it as a result of it’s solely the primary race. So, it hasn’t gone as deliberate — and when it’s Ferrari and it doesn’t go in addition to it ought to, then there are many voices and all of this across the group.”
Carlos Sainz echoed his team-mates sentiments.
“Sure, for positive, we’re involved,” stated the Spaniard. “It’s not the way in which to start out the season with a penalty at race two. We have now recognized the battery points as a weak point and it has taken us unexpectedly.
“We’re placing issues in place to repair it and we’re fairly positive that we’re able to fixing that within the quick time period.
“However, for now, it’s a foul state of affairs. So, we’ve got to repair it, go ahead and be extra aggressive.”
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