“I’m pretty pissed off,” Charles Leclerc claims Ferrari ‘weren’t fast enough’ after SHOCK Q2 exit at Canadian GP

Charles Leclerc was far from happy after being knocked out in Q2 at the Canadian GP.

“I’m pretty pissed off,” Charles Leclerc claims Ferrari ‘weren’t fast enough’ after SHOCK Q2 exit at Canadian GP

Charles Leclerc and Fred Vasseur (Via: Imago)

The Canadian GP is one of the most exciting races on the Formula 1 calendar. The entire F1 paddock loves to visit the Montreal circuit every season. However, the challenging race often poses a few surprises as Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz got knocked out in Q2.

Leclerc and Sainz headed into the Montreal weekend as the potential favorites to win the race. However, both drivers failed to make it to the Top 10 after a disastrous session. Heading for the media interviews, Charles Leclerc asserted that he would speak what he wants. The 26-year-old claimed that throughout Qualifying, Ferrari was stuck between 8th and 12th in the pecking order. Subsequently, the Monegasque driver confessed that he was ‘pissed off.’

I will say what I want... the real problem today is that every lap we did we were between 8th and 12th. I’m pretty pissed off. 
Charles Leclerc stated

Moreover, Charles Leclerc admitted that Ferrari was simply not quick enough at Montreal. The 26-year-old recalled having a collision with a McLaren at Turn 10 during the session. Ultimately, Leclerc channeled his frustration as he claimed that the team lacked the pace in dry conditions this weekend.

We weren't fast and what's more, we didn't manage well. I hit traffic in turn 10 with a McLaren.
Charles Leclerc asserted

Charles Leclerc avoids comment on team radio after Q2 exit

Charles Leclerc will start the race outside the top 10 alongside teammate Carlos Sainz. This is a massive blow to the Monegasque driver who had just won his home race in the last round. Unsurprisingly, Leclerc was not in a good mood after the session as he tried to avoid expressing his frustration on the team radio.

Carlos Sainz Charles Leclerc
Carlos Sainz Charles Leclerc (via IMAGO)

Leclerc told his race engineer on the team radio that the team was ‘f***d’ after the end of the session. However, the Monegasque driver made it clear that he was not going to make any remarks on this result at least from the cockpit. Perhaps, Charles Leclerc had a difficult conversation with the team in the garage.

I guess we are f****d...  I won't comment here.
Charles Leclerc said on team radio

Ferrari are now on the backfoot for the Canadian GP. Charles Leclerc will need to turn things around massively to have a chance of a podium on Sunday. However, the Monegasque driver would remain determined on salvaging some crucial points for the team in the main race.

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