On the Russian Grand Prix, Charles Leclerc was in a position to take to the monitor with a brand new hybrid system put in in a fourth engine. This enchancment resulted in a rise in energy of about ten horsepower. The information collected on the Monegasque’s single-seater have been then analyzed in Maranello, to the good satisfaction of the members of Scuderia Ferrari because the group plans to mount the engine improvement on its second single-seater, entrusted to Carlos Sainz, from the Grand Prix. from Turkey.
Scuderia had deliberate to unveil its new hybrid system on the Turkish Grand Prix however the pile-up on the Hungaroring, by which Leclerc was concerned and which noticed the failure of his quantity 2 engine, accelerated the Prancing Horse’s plans. The unique schedule may very well be maintained for Sainz nonetheless. As was the case for Leclerc in Russia, the Madrid driver would observe a penalty on the beginning grid in Istanbul for exceeding the quota of three energy items allotted by the FIA this season.
A couple of days in the past, Leclerc took benefit of this improvement by shifting from 19th place on the beginning grid to 12th in lower than one lap. Within the match for seventh place on the finish of the race, the Monegasque had misplaced every little thing following a daring wager with slick tires on a soggy circuit.
As well as, the introduction of this new hybrid system was a wonderful alternative for Scuderia to check in actual circumstances the effectiveness of the brand new options launched. The stable electrolyte battery and the change from 400 to 800 volts required an overhaul of all the hybrid system to make sure lengthy life and good efficiency. However it is just from 2022, with the introduction of latest technical guidelines for single-seaters and engines frozen for 3 years, that the Italian group will reap all of the fruits of this labor.
Particulars of the fourth Ferrari engine utilized by Leclerc in Russia