How Ferrari's Monaco headache became its Silverstone migraine
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How Ferrari's Monaco headache became its Silverstone migraine

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OPINION: Ferrari won the British Grand Prix with Carlos Sainz, but it ultimately cost Charles Leclerc a chance to make a bigger dent in Max Verstappen's title lead by leaving the Monegasque out on old tyres towards the end. Like Monaco, indecision over strategy proved to be the Scuderia's biggest issue - and if the team doesn't reflect, the headache can only intensify

When the safety car was deployed late in the British Grand Prix, Ferrari effectively had realistically three options in order to maximise its chances of victory and even a 1-2 finish. It picked the worst one.

The team was hardly going to leave both Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc out on degrading rubber to defend against Lewis Hamilton and Sergio Perez to the flag. So, it could either pit Sainz, pit Leclerc or pit both. Ultimately, Leclerc was left out to take track position.

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