The team Ferrari de F1 confirmed that she will be forced to change engine of the Monaco pilot's car Charles Leclerc for damages suffered after his incident with the Canadian Lance stroll (Aston Martin) at the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix from last sunday.
“The accident in which Charles Leclerc was an innocent victim shortly after the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix deprived him of the possibility of a great result at the Hungaroring. However, the examination of the SF21 carried out in Maranello revealed that in addition to this, the engine was irreparably damaged and cannot be used again. "said the Scuderia.
Ferrari regretted suffering "hit more " both at the team level and for Leclerc himself and stressed that this change "Has a financial impact" and also problems for future races since "For the remaining 12 weekends this season, it is highly likely that the team will be forced to install a fourth engine in Charles's SF21, thus incurring grid penalties."
The damaged engine at the Hungaroring was the second used this season by the Monegasque driver and this change to a third for the Belgian Grand Prix end of August will not imply a penalty.
Shortly after the Hungarian trial, Mattia binotto, director of the Maranello team, He suggested that the teams of the pilots who are responsible for these incidents take over the repairs.