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Leclerc facing Brazil grid drop? Ferrari investigate engine failure

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says an investigation will be held at Maranello to determine whether Charles Leclerc will have to serve grid penalties at the Brazilian GP. Leclerc ran into engine trouble during FP3 at the United States GP and had to switch to a previous specification of power unit, leaving him down on power in qualifying and the race, where he was a distant fourth in both. Article continues under video Ferrari identified an oil leak as the cause for Leclerc's lack of power, but further diagnosis is required to determine whether a new engine will have to be fitted at Interlagos, which would incur a grid drop. "It [the damaged component] will be shipped back to...
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