Leclerc neglected to pit in the beginning periods of Sunday’s race in the wake of getting harm in a first corner crash with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen and has been along these lines punished by the stewards, with his discipline totalling a 15-second post-race time punishment.
Initially, Leclerc had five seconds added to his race time for constraining Verstappen off track, with the Japanese GP stewards contending that the “loss of hold in closeness to the vehicle in front ought to have been envisioned and took into consideration”, presuming that Leclerc was “transcendently to blame” for the crash.
The Monegasque driver has likewise had two punishment focuses forced on his permit for the occurrence. These are the primary punishment focuses Leclerc has scored up in the present year time frame.
Leclerc was hit with a further 10-second punishment for “proceeding to drive the vehicle in a dangerous condition” after Ferrari had informed race executive Michael Masi that they were calling the vehicle into the pits toward the finish of Lap 2, a guidance Leclerc disregarded, before at long last setting toward the finish of the accompanying lap.e advertise conduct