Charles Leclerc turns his nose up at Ferrari

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The words of Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc cannot be satisfied after Friday in Zandvoort: "It' was a complicated day for the whole team".

"The values between the various teams però seem very compact and we saw that there’è room for improvement in several aspects, especially on the dry lap: we will work hard on that tonight. The weather for tomorrow promises rain, and we will have to take that factor into account as well. Let’s see what lies ahead", added the Monegasque driver.

Ferrari team principal Frederic Vasseur also spoke at the end of the day: "I think we can see a different Ferrari tomorrow, today the situation was a bit’ complicated, we tested several things this morning and also in the afternoon, and this means that we focused more on these aspects than on the performance itself.

"There were five to ten cars within a few tenths and we have to try to put everything together for tomorrow, I think we made a good step forward this’day in the approach of the weekend and we are confident. The limitations were to put everything together in the lap on this track, there’s been a big difference between the drivers from corner to corner. We saw that Hamilton was three tenths faster than us only in one corner, so we have to try to understand the situation to optimize things, but we are not far away".

"We didn’t run with more aerodynamic load becauseé it was one of the parts we had to test. After the last races we didn’t do any testing, there are only simulators and the wind tunnel. So we decided to do Friday testing to cover all the work we needed at the wing level for an overall view, and we did that properly with Robert and Charles. Everything è went according to plan. We think we have room for improvement in terms of the ’setup. The race pace è was good. We were a few tenths short in the qualifying simulation throughout the session, but we are not worried".

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