Charles Leclerc loses the pole of the Monaco GP and will start from the pit lane

The car of the Monegasque had a problem in the left shield while it went to the starting grid.

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Sunday did not start well for the Monegasque Charles Leclerc, who will not be able to start from pole position on Monaco Grand Prix de F1. The pilot of Ferrari He noticed a mechanical problem with his car and will start from the pit lane, thus fading the chances of a great result.

Charles LeclercLeclerc was the fastest in qualifying, but before the end of the session, he lost control of his car after hitting a guard-rail and severely damaged the right part of his car when it hit another of the containment lanes.

The fear that the team had was that in that incident the gearbox had been damaged. Although after the session that was ruled out, when Leclerc left to go to the starting grid, he noticed that his car was not working well. The fault was not in the box, but in the left bearing, which was not changed after the incident.

As a result, Leclerc will start from the pit lane, leaving the Dutchman free to do so. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) with whom I shared the first row of the grid.

Verstappen thus has an unbeatable chance of achieving his first triumph in Monte Carlo and, furthermore, of becoming the new leader of the tournament should the Englishman Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), what a long seventh, don't make the podium.


Ferrari decided that Leclerc did not start because the problem was impossible to solve in a short time.

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