Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has warned Max Verstappen’s penalty escape throughout qualifying on the Singapore Grand Prix might result in “dangerous conditions” for F1 transferring ahead.
The championship chief was positioned beneath investigation for 3 separate incidents throughout qualifying final weekend however escaped with simply two reprimands, while no motion was taken over what was a meleé involving quite a few vehicles within the last sector.
Questions have been requested over his impeding of AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda and when he got here to a halt to create a niche within the pit lane, given earlier penalties for rivals for related offences.
Addressing considerations over consistency, Leclerc instructed media together with RacingNews365.com: “I used to be a bit stunned, particularly the one within the pit lane as a result of that would open fairly dangerous conditions sooner or later.
“It’s all the time an open dialogue with the FIA and making an attempt to clarify to them what our viewpoint is and enhance.
“I’m positive we can have that dialogue within the [drivers’] briefing.”
Working carefully with the FIA
Including his ideas over Verstappen’s escape and the consistency of F1’s stewarding, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton conceded: “I did not actually see [the incidents].
“I used to be within the pit lane when everybody stopped and I could not see what was occurring up forward.
“We all the time push and work as carefully we will with the FIA to have consistency and there may be some variation, so we have to proceed to work on it for positive.”
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