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After losing lead in Spain, Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto remains positive

Despite the abandonment of Monegasque charles leclerc in it Spanish Grand Prix of the Formula 1 and losing the lead in the drivers' and constructo


Despite the abandonment of Monegasque charles leclerc in it Spanish Grand Prix of the Formula 1 and losing the lead in the drivers’ and constructors’ championships, the team’s director ferrariMattia Binotto remains in good spirits and described a “positive” weekend in general.

Ferrari had a dominant start from the beginning, their intention was to win the race at Circuit Barcelona-Catalunya after losing at Imola and Miami, with Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz at P1 and P3 respectively. While Sainz finished P4, Leclerc dropped out of the lead on lap 27 with a power unit problem, as his championship opponents, Red Bull Racingscored his second double.

Nevertheless, Mattia Binotto He remains confident and assured that it was the best performance of his team, a situation that gives him reason to be optimistic. “I think in the end we have to remain optimistic. I think it has been a positive weekend in general in the sense that we brought improvements. The car has been fast, we had a fantastic pole position yesterday, and I think the race pace today was also excellent,” he said.

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However, the head ofThe Prancing Horse He maintained that they had to struggle in terms of tire wear and degradation, but at least they showed that they were fast enough.

“We started with the new tires; we must not forget that. Maybe it was an advantage, but also in the middle later in very short periods, the comments of the pilots and the feeling of the pilots was very strong, and that is at least positive”, he sentenced.