Felipe Massa warns: ‘Leclerc must be affected person’ / Formula 1

Formula 1 veteran Felipe Massa is aware of the Ferrari workforce and the way irritating it could possibly be when the workforce’s technique slows you down. That’s why the Brazilian advises Charles Leclerc to be calm.


Charles Leclerc did not stand an opportunity on the Hungaroring in his final Formula 1 race as he was pressured to complete his third stint on laborious tyres. Monegas later overtook winner Max Verstappen as he spun. But then the Red Bull Racing star overtook him once more.

In the tip, the championship chief crossed the end line first, whereas Leclerc needed to accept sixth place. Verstappen needed to begin the race from tenth on the grid, whereas the Ferrari star, qualifying from the second row, began from third.

After the race, Leclerc was visibly upset, and the Monte Carlo driver made no secret of his displeasure with Ferrari’s selections within the race. But if ex-Ferrari driver Felipe Massa has his method, the world championship runner-up should persevere regardless of failures in know-how, clumsy methods and errors of his personal.

The former Formula 1 star from Sao Paulo instructed Sky Sports F1’s Any Driven Monday: “Of course he is not completely satisfied. But it’s important to be affected person as a result of when you begin preventing now, it will not assist the workforce. We must not overlook that he made a mistake, which led to his victory.”

“That’s why he has to be affected person, even when he is not pleased with the selections. It ought to stay skilled and never uncovered to the surface world. Because as soon as a protest goes public, it does not assist anybody concerned. Although Ferrari made extra errors this yr,” added Massa.

Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:39:36.533 hrs.
02. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +7.834 s
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +12.337
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +14,579
05. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, +15,688
06. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +16,047
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +1:18.300 min
08. Fernando Alonso (E), Alpi, +1 lap
09. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +1 lap
10. Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, +1 lap
11. Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, +1 lap
12. Pierre Gasly (F), AlfaTauri, +1 lap
13. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +1 lap
15. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia), McLaren, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (PC), Haas, +1 lap
17. Alexander Albon (T), Williams, +1 lap
18. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
19. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, +2 laps
Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, engine

Championship standing (after 13 out of twenty-two races)

01. Verstappen 258 factors
02. Leclerc 178
03. Perez 173
04. Russell 158
05. Sainz 156
06. Hamilton 146
07. Norris 76
08. Okon 58
09. Botta is 46 years outdated
10. Alonso 41
11. Magnussen 22
12. Ricardo 19
13. Gaseous 16
14. Hag 16
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Zhou 5
18. Walk 4
19. Album 3
20. Latifi 0
21. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Cup
01. Red Bull Racing 431 factors
02. Ferrari 334
03. Mercedes 304
04. Alpine 99
05. McLaren 95
06. Alfa Romeo 51
07. Haas 34
08. AlphaTauri 27
09. Aston Martin 20
10. Williams 3


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