Anatomy of an awful Ferrari blunder

Anatomy of an awful Ferrari blunder

Examining the events of Monaco Grand Prix qualifying reveals the full extent of the missed warnings and unnecessary risks that led to Charles Leclerc's Q1 exit

Charles Leclerc was let down badly in Monaco Grand Prix qualifying. Ferrari's trust in its data, established in a flawed manner, caused it to ignore developments occuring before its very eyes. Only when it was too late to prevent Leclerc's elimination did the consequences of the blunder become apparent. The inquest began shortly afterwards.

Leclerc will be fortunate to make it back into the top six unscathed when he lines up 15th after being knocked out in the first part of qualifying.

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