“Our main issue in the last few grands prix was the front,” he said. “We don’t have enough front. I think this weekend it was quite a bit better.
“We tried a different set-up philosophy and it seems to be a bit better. It doesn’t mean that we’ll do a big step up for the other races but for here it worked pretty well.
“I think the most time gained in the second sector is because of the stronger performance compared to the last grand prix.”
Leclerc has also said he’s raised his game in qualifying recently. “[I’ve] just to be a little bit more step-by-step during the qualifying sessions,” he explained.
“I probably over-pushed [before] and then on the set-up side tried to anticipate the track evolution which is quite a big factor now in Formula 1. So just these two and I suddenly found quite a bit of time.”
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