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Ferrari confirms cause of Leclerc’s Spanish F1 retirement

Charles Leclerc Ferrari has identified the cause of Charles Leclerc’s mid-race power unit problem during the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix. Leclerc was leading when an “unidentified power unit” problem forced him out of the race, an event ultimately won by Max Verstappen. Investigating the failure since Sunday’s race, Ferrari has since confirmed the issue stemmed from a failure of the turbocharger and MGU-H on the Monegasque’s car. “Having examined the PU from Leclerc’s car, we found the turbo and MGU-H are damaged and cannot be repaired,” a Ferrari statement announced. “However, having fully analysed the failure and its cause, we are satisfied it did not occur through a...
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