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Mattia Binotto

Binotto confirms detailed analysis for Ferrari after dashed victory hopes

It was a disappointing result for Ferrari at the Hungarian Grand Prix, with a questionable strategy call ruining Charles Leclerc's chances of battling for the win. Team boss Mattia Binotto has been reflecting on what went wrong.

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Mattia Binotto has confirmed that Ferrari will conduct a detailed analysis into what went wrong for them at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc started the race from P2 and P3 respectively, but hit trouble as the event went on, with Leclerc struggling with the Hard tyre following his second pit-stop.

This resulted in a third stop to switch to the Soft compound, putting the Monegasque down to P6.

Sainz, meanwhile, was passed by Lewis Hamilton late in the race, and eventually finished in P4.

Ferrari set to analyse Hungarian GP issues

Reflecting on what happened, Binotto admitted that it will take some time for the team to fully understand how they slipped backwards in the race.

"What happened, it will take at least a few hours, a few days to analyse," Binotto told Sky Sports F1.

"Certainly we didn't have today the performance we were expecting. Whatever tyres we were using, Soft, Medium or Hard, I think at the end the performance of our car was not as expected, and the car is not performing well.

"Maybe the weather conditions [played a role], it was a lot cooler today compared to the Friday.

"Today the car was not behaving well. I think that's the point, that [for] the first time this season, [it's] not working as we are hoping for. We [will] try to understand the reason."

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