Binotto: Ferrari did something special in Singapore qualifying
Mattia Binotto believes that Ferrari pulled off something “special” in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as they found an extra gear to better Mercedes, with Charles Leclerc taking pole position.
The Scuderia have been superb since the break, winning at both Spa and Monza, but Singapore was tipped to be a harder track for them, with the previous two races suiting their strengths on the straights.
They not only kept up, but were actually quicker than pole favourites, Mercedes, as Leclerc took P1 ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Due to the doubters ahead of the race, Binotto hasn’t played down the achievement.
“We've got all the data so we know where we are. Obviously, that's even better than hoped today, but we knew here we brought a new aero package in the right direction,” he said after qualifying.
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