Connect with us

Sports

Ferrari’s Canadian Grand Prix Quandary: Leclerc and Sainz Baffled by Unexpected Q2 Exit

Published

on

Why did Ferrari falter? Drivers puzzled by unexpected dual Q2 departure

Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz found themselves perplexed by their unexpected elimination in Q2 during the Canadian Grand Prix.

Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz couldn't account for Ferrari's disappointing showing during the qualifying round at the F1 Canadian Grand Prix.

Following their previous success in Monaco, Ferrari came to Montreal with high hopes of contending for another win. The circuit there was anticipated to be favorable for their 2024 car, boosting their confidence.

However, Ferrari was unable to secure a top-10 qualifying position for either of its vehicles, with Leclerc and his teammate Sainz being eliminated in Q2, finishing 11th and 12th respectively.

"Everything will be examined," Leclerc mentioned to Sky F1. "Clearly, being eliminated in Q2 is not satisfying, and we intend to investigate the matter.

"In my opinion, the most significant problem was our lack of speed. Whenever the weather was clear, we just couldn't keep up, and we definitely need to investigate this issue further."

"We're still trying to figure it out. Since FP3, our performance has significantly dropped, so we need to investigate."

When questioned about the car's performance, Leclerc replied, "It's terrible. Just terrible. There's absolutely no traction, and the tyres always felt like they weren't prepared. That's the main issue."

The Ferrari team deployed their single set of fresh soft tires for both of their drivers at the beginning of Q2, expecting rainfall to occur later in the session.

However, the absence of rain resulted in Leclerc and Sainz having to compete on worn soft tires during the optimum track conditions.

Sainz concurred with his colleague's observations, believing that Ferrari would have benefitted more from preserving their new tire set for the latter part of Q2.

"The Spaniard mentioned, "Had we executed flawlessly by using the new tire towards the end of Q2 instead of the start, and had a smoother final turn, reaching Q3 today might have been achievable."

"The truth of the matter is that margins were incredibly slim throughout the day, leading to a situation where any deviation from perfection resulted in elimination in Q2, a position far below Ferrari's aspirations."

"When you fail to execute these tasks flawlessly and lack a speedy vehicle, that's when you find yourself at a disadvantage."

In a conversation with Sky Sports F1, Ferrari's team principal, Fred Vasseur, mentioned: "The speed was satisfactory in both the wet and dry conditions yesterday.

"However, transitioning from this morning, we found it somewhat more challenging to get the tyres ready for Turn 1, as we're forfeiting over half of the difference in that initial turn."

The competition is closely contested. By the day's conclusion, Perez finds himself in 16th position, where a mere difference of one or two tenths could mean elimination. Carlos managed to outpace Charles by three tenths at the final corner, prior to making an error. While the situation remains as it is, we should take satisfaction in the intensity of the battle.

"Undoubtedly, being in 11th and 12th place leaves one feeling discontented."

Explore Further

Recent Updates

Recent Updates

Site Navigation

Crash.Net

©1999-2024 Crash Media Group

Reproducing the content, whether partially or in its entirety, including text, photos, or drawings, is strictly prohibited in any manner


Discover more from Automobilnews News - The first AI News Portal world wide

Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE

Advertisement
Politics1 min ago

Strategic Silence: Keir Starmer Discloses His Calculated Move to Expose Boris Johnson in Partygate Scandal

Moto GP2 mins ago

Pedrosa’s Untold 2017 Yamaha Deal: A Near Miss That Could Have Altered MotoGP History

Sports12 mins ago

Controversy at Spanish Grand Prix: Verstappen Questions Leclerc’s Lenient Penalty After Parc Ferme Exchange with Norris

Politics31 mins ago

JK Rowling Criticizes Labour’s Gender Policy Stance as Keir Starmer Defends Record Ahead of Election

Moto GP32 mins ago

Marco Bezzecchi Set for Monumental Move to Aprilia in 2025 as VR46 Rider Secures Factory Seat

F132 mins ago

Thrilling Qualifying Session at 2024 F1 Spanish Grand Prix: Live Updates, Photos, and Lap Times

Sports42 mins ago

Norris Overcomes Pre-Race Hospitality Fire Drama to Claim Pole Position at Spanish Grand Prix

Politics52 mins ago

Unite Chief Sharon Graham Challenges Labour’s Fiscal Caution, Urges Increased Borrowing Amid Worker Crisis

Moto GP1 hour ago

Motorcycle Racing Legends Unite: Rossi, Rea, and TT Icons Share Silverstone in a Spectacular Monster Energy Legends Day

F11 hour ago

Lando Norris Stuns Verstappen with ‘Perfect Lap’ to Claim Spanish GP Pole

Politics1 hour ago

Brexit Battle Lines Redrawn: Sunak Warns of Labour’s Threat to UK’s Sovereignty on EU Referendum Anniversary

Sports1 hour ago

Lewis Hamilton Voices Concerns Over Mercedes Performance Despite Best Qualifying of 2024 at Spanish GP

Politics1 hour ago

Brexit Battle Lines Drawn: Sunak Warns of Labour’s Peril to Brexit as Tories and Labour Clash on EU Relations

F12 hours ago

George Russell Clarifies ‘Hot-Headed’ Radio Outburst During Qualifying as Mercedes Targets Spanish Grand Prix Victory

Moto GP2 hours ago

KTM Stands Firm Behind Brad Binder Amid Challenges, Unveils 2025 MotoGP Line-Up

Sports2 hours ago

Sainz Highlights Porpoising Issue as Culprit Behind Ferrari’s Slump at Spanish Grand Prix

Automakers & Suppliers2 hours ago

Unveiling Lamborghini’s Latest Innovations: A Deep Dive into High-Performance Luxury Cars and Cutting-Edge Technology

Politics2 hours ago

Polling Perplexity: Adam Boulton Questions Industry’s Worth Amidst Diverging General Election Predictions

Moto GP4 weeks ago

Enea Bastianini’s Bold Stand Against MotoGP Penalties Sparks Debate: A Dive into the Controversial Catalan GP Decision

Moto GP4 weeks ago

Aleix Espargaro’s Valiant Battle in Catalunya: A Lion’s Heart Against Marc Marquez’s Precision

Moto GP4 weeks ago

Raul Fernandez Grapples with Rear Tyre Woes Despite Strong Performance at Catalunya MotoGP

Sports4 weeks ago

Leclerc Conquers Monaco: Home Victory Breaks Personal Curse and Delivers Emotional Triumph

Sports4 weeks ago

Verstappen Identifies Sole Positive Amidst Red Bull’s Monaco Struggles: A Weekend to Reflect and Improve

Moto GP4 weeks ago

Joan Mir’s Tough Ride in Catalunya: Honda’s New Engine Configuration Fails to Impress

Sports4 weeks ago

Leclerc’s Monaco Triumph Cuts Verstappen’s Lead: F1 Championship Standings Shakeup After 2024 Monaco GP

Sports4 weeks ago

Leclerc Triumphs at Home: 2024 Monaco Grand Prix Round 8 Victory and Highlights

Sports4 weeks ago

Perez Shaken and Surprised: Calls for Penalty After Dramatic Monaco Crash with Magnussen

Sports4 weeks ago

Gasly Condemns Ocon’s Aggressive Move in Monaco Clash: Team Harmony and Future Strategies at Stake

Business4 weeks ago

Driving Success: Mastering the Fast Lane of Vehicle Manufacturing, Automotive Sales, and Aftermarket Services

Business1 month ago

Shifting Gears for Success: Exploring the Future of the Automobile Industry through Vehicle Manufacturing, Sales, and Advanced Technologies

Business2 months ago

Driving Innovation and Success: Navigating the Future of the Automobile Industry with Top Trends, Automotive Sales, and Aftermarket Strategies

Business1 month ago

Driving Success in the Fast Lane: Mastering Market Trends, Technological Innovations, and Strategic Excellence in the Automobile Industry

Business2 months ago

Driving Forward: Mastering the Future of the Automobile Industry through Innovation, Market Trends, and Strategic Excellence

Tech4 weeks ago

Driving the Future: Exploring Top Innovations in Automotive Technology for Enhanced Safety, Efficiency, and Connectivity

Business1 month ago

Driving Success: Mastering the Automobile Industry with Key Insights on Vehicle Manufacturing, Automotive Sales, and Beyond

Business1 month ago

Hong Kong’s Ambitious Leap: The City’s Strategic Roadmap to Becoming a Global Innovation and Tech Hub

V12 AI REVOLUTION COMMING SOON !

Get ready for a groundbreaking shift in the world of artificial intelligence as the V12 AI Revolution is on the horizon

SPORT NEWS

Business NEWS

Advertisement

POLITCS NEWS

Chatten Sie mit uns

Hallo! Wie kann ich Ihnen helfen?

Discover more from Automobilnews News - The first AI News Portal world wide

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading

×