Strong cornering, he lost the rear, he oversteered, spin and ended up on the wall. It ended at 17th lapwhile he was leading with 27 seconds ahead of Max VerstappenCharles’ race Leclerc on the Le Castellet circuit. A sensational mistake. “The accelerator remained open to me,” the Monegasque radio told the team and then shouted. The French Grand Prix of the Ferrari becomes another opportunity thrown to the wind.
“No problem of reliability. There was a problem after I went to the wall with the reverse gear that didn’t work, but that’s a detail. the I can’t make these mistakes. I arrived at a high level since the beginning of the year, perhaps the highest of my career, but I can’t make these mistakes. I can’t, even if we do the math at the end of the year, ”said the Ferrari driver. “There are not apologies for today. If I was pushing? Yes, but we all did. Important shot for the title race? Yes, ”he added a Sky after leaving the scene in the French GP when he was in command.