Penalty for Leclerc in Canada

Charles Leclerc will not start from the first grid positions of the Canadian GP and your chances of success Montreal They seem rather few. Ferrari announced in the early hours of this Saturday that the Monegasque driver would receive a penalty of 10 places on the grid of the Canadian event on Sunday for having placed in his Ferrari F1-75 the course’s third electronic switchboard.

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The Monegasque pilot assembled the third block of many engine elements, bordering on the malus, and Ferrari had to decide to install a new turbo this Saturday after the engine problems the driver suffered in Baku. A new turbo would have meant a 10-seater penalty, but Ferrari first announced the penalty for fitting a new control unit, the third of the year, one more than the two allowed for the entire journey.

Therefore, the logical thing would be that with this sanction, Ferrari take the opportunity to mount this fourth turbo (one more of the three authorized throughout the year) so as not to receive a penalty during the next races.

Leclerc knew he was in a tight spot in powertrain component count after the reliability issues of Barcelona Yes Baku. He had to use his head and choose the right moment to penalize. And in this sense, Canada It looks like a good scenario because it is possible to overtake.

Alvin Nguyen

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