The Monegasque Charles Leclerc will premiere in the Russian Grand Prix de F1 a new power unit of Ferrari, whose greatest novelty is the hybrid system renovation, an innovation that entails the sanction of starting the career of Sochi in the last position of the grid.
During the break, the head of the Ferrari team, Mattia binotto, explained that the Italian team was working on a development "significant" of new engine components that it expected to introduce in the second half of the year.
"A great effort has been made, both technical and logistical, and in order to be able to use it as soon as possible, its introduction will be carried out in a staggered manner among the pilots", explained from the Scuderia
“Charles will be the first to have the new hybrid system. This decision is a precautionary measure related to the potential risk of using the damaged battery in his accident at the Hungarian GP. ", it was added.
Ferrari's plan is for Charles Leclerc to debut the new engine this Friday on the Russian track and that, if all goes well, the Spanish Carlos Sainz also do it in the Turkish Grand Prix, next test of the World Cup.