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Leclerc hit with 10-place grid penalty in Brazil

Charles Leclerc is already on the back foot for the Brazilian Grand Prix with the Ferrari driver forced to take engine penalties. Leclerc's engine went up in smoke during FP3 at the United States Grand Prix, forcing him to use an old power unit from earlier on in the season. Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has now confirmed that the damaged PU could not be fixed and so a new current-spec Ferrari unit will be fitted. However, that means a 10-place grid penalty is currently on its way at Interlagos. 'We come to the penultimate round of the season after a frustrating race in Austin, where we were unable to deliver the results we felt we could have done,' Binotto said in Ferrari's Brazil preview....
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