Do we have to worry about the situation of Ferrari in the championship after the Canadian Grand Prix?

One week after the disappointment in Baku, Ferrari and Charles Leclerc leave Montreal at 49 points in the drivers’ championship. While the Reds have missed the last six races at Red Bull, the situation at Scuderia Ferrari is becoming very worrying.

And from six, Red Bull has a series of victories and Ferrari is starting to fall far behind! On the occasion of Canada’s great return to the F1 calendar after a two-year absence, the Austrian team achieved an 85th success in Formula 1 that allows it to become the fifth team with the most victories. in Grand Prix ahead of Lotus. Yes Max Verstappen shaken at the end of the race, the Dutchman was finally able to resist carlos sainz looking for a first success in Formula 1. Thanks to this new victory, Red Bull continues to overtake Ferrari, which has been losing ground for six races. A worrying situation, as Red Bull has been able to reverse the trend since the Australian Grand Prix.

A 46-point lead went to pieces

While Scuderia Ferrari had a 46-point lead in the drivers ’championship at the end of the third round of the championship, the Reds are now relegated to 49 points. Even worse, Charles Leclerc is third in the championship behind Sergio Pérez however, he was the victim of a gearbox problem during the Canadian round. A position that does not frighten Mattia Binotto, Ferrari’s technical director: ” It is true that we had an advantage before reliability came to us. It’s a factor that can impact everyone like Perez. There are still a lot of races now and anything can happen, so now it’s important to have good races and score points. » If bad luck, without a doubt, hit the Ferrari Squad in Barcelona and Bakuhowever it is important to remember this Max Verstappen also had his share of retirement with two mechanical failures in Bahrain and Melbourne.

The Reds must avoid past mistakes and recover at Silverstone

If Ferrari leaves Montreal with four points more than Red Bull in the constructors’ championshipthe eyes were mostly fixed Charles Leclerc who had to minimize losses in the drivers’ championship. Forced to come back while his teammate was fighting for victory, the Monegasque was able to save the furniture by collecting ten precious points. He started 19th on the grid due to the many changes made to his failed power unit during the last two days, the Monegasque had to fight against alpine ofEsteban Ocon i Fernando Alonso to climb to the top 5. After being victim of mechanical problems, strategic errors or sometimes calamitous pit stops during the last six racesCharles Leclerc has chosen to stay positive on the Canal + microphone: ” We certainly had problems during the last few races, though this championship is long and must be believed to the end. Now it’s time to focus on getting Silverstone back on track for the win. »Do not show a significant delay in points, It is now crucial that Ferrari does not repeat the mistakes of the past that often cost Ferrari the title as recently as 2017 and 2018. When In the next World Cup at Silverstone, the Italian manufacturer will have to break the dynamics of six consecutive victories for Red Bull to relaunch the championship. Waiting for the next one, here are the rankings of the drivers ‘and constructors’ championships.

Posted on 20/06/2022 Updated 20/06/2022

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