Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc reduce a demoralised determine after his French Grand Prix spin, which noticed him crash out of the lead at Circuit Paul Ricard on Sunday.
Leclerc had taken pole place and led till his Lap 18 crash at Flip 11, a snap of oversteer sending him hurtling into the boundaries. Although he emerged unharmed, he screamed out in frustration over the radio. And after the race he admitted it was his personal error that had price him.
“I think it’s just a mistake. Tried to take too much around the outside, put a wheel probably somewhere dirty, but it’s my fault and if I keep doing mistakes like this then I deserve not to win the championship,” he mentioned.
“I’m losing too many points, I think seven in Imola, 25 here because honestly we were the strongest car on track today,” he added to Sky Sports activities F1. “So yes, if we lose the championship by 32 points at the end of the season, I will know from where they are coming from. And it’s unacceptable, I just need to get on top of those things.”
2022 French Grand Prix: Leclerc smashes into the wall from race lead
The Monegasque was removed from making excuses, however defined that he discovered the Ferrari exhausting to familiarize yourself with over the French Grand Prix weekend.
“I used to be pondering an excessive amount of and I misplaced the rear. It’s been a really troublesome weekend for me, I struggled loads with the stability of the automotive, I like oversteery automobiles, however when it’s heat like this it’s very troublesome to be constant and I made a mistake on the unsuitable second.
“I go through the same process all the time, try to analyse – the snap was a bit of a weird one, so I’ll look into the data and try to understand if there’s something that I don’t know yet. For me it’s a mistake and that’s it.”
Leclerc now faces a 63-point deficit within the drivers’ standings to chief Max Verstappen, who cruised to the race victory for Purple Bull over Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, as the sector now heads to Hungary.