Regardless of Charles Leclerc driving to a dominant victory, the Australian Grand Prix weekend was not with out its points for Ferrari.
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Mattia Binotto has detailed how Ferrari had been in a position to overcome an space of concern over the Australian Grand Prix weekend.
A number of groups appeared to expertise graining on the entrance left tyre throughout working on the Albert Park Circuit, and Binotto admits that the Scuderia had been conscious that this could possibly be an issue.
Nonetheless, the truth that they started to handle the difficulty as quickly as Friday enabled the Italian outfit to raised take care of it.
“It is a difficulty which we had been involved [about],” Binotto advised media, together with RacingNews365.com, following Sunday’s race.
“And we knew that it may have been – actually [with] the Medium tyre – a priority, so we labored on it because the Friday, on the set-up, on the stability and tyres administration with the drivers.
“[Luckily] sufficient, we did not undergo within the race and we had a greater tempo.”
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By way of why Ferrari appeared to deal with their tyres so effectively in Melbourne in comparison with a few of their rivals, Binotto believes this was right down to numerous components.
“Truthfully, [it’s] tough for me to reply as a result of I can solely have a look at ourselves and our knowledge,” the workforce boss defined.
” I do not know what the others had or did not [have]. Actually it was a tough observe, tough to stability the automotive, high-speed to low-speed.
“I feel that having a effectively balanced automotive was a key factor within the view of tyres administration.”
Binotto has additionally praised the workforce’s drivers, Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, in helping with this.
“The drivers managed effectively,” he added.
“I feel Charles did a fairly good job in that. He has realized quite a bit from the previous. However [there is] little doubt that our automotive was balanced, and with the most popular situation of [Sunday] in comparison with the remainder of the weekend.
“I do not assume that the downforce stage was a component, as a result of if I have a look at the pace on the straights, if I have a look at our direct opponents, I feel that [they were running] a better downforce stage in comparison with what that they had, for instance, in Jeddah, and so they had been quite a bit nearer to us.”
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