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Leclerc gets upgraded PU and grid penalty for Russia

Ferrari seem to have fast tracked their upgraded Power Unit, which will be bolted on Charles Leclerc's SF21 for the 2021 Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. Ferrari has been struggling with a power unit believed to be the weakest in the Formula 1 grid this year. Their troubles date back to the last part of the 2019 season. At that time, rival teams were convinced that something was fishy about the Scuderia's dominant PU and requested clarification from the FIA. The FIA, having investigated the suspicious PU, reached a 'confidential' settlement with the Italian team at the time, forcing them to revise it, ultimately costing them their power edge; a hit they haven't recovered from yet. Earlier this...
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