Leclerc facing investigation before Abu Dhabi GP - penalty incoming?
Charles Leclerc may be at risk of a penalty at the Abu Dhabi GP, after a fuel irregularity was found in his Ferrari.
A statement from FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer read: "The fuel declaration of car number 16 was checked before the car left the pit-lane.
"There was a significant difference between the declaration of the team and the amount of fuel inside the car. As this is non in compliance with TD/12-19 I am referring this matter to the stewards for their consideration."
The matter could have a wide-reaching impact.
If Ferrari are found to have fallen foul of one of the FIA's recently reinforced Technical Directives, it could signify that suspicions about their pace gains over the 2019 season have had founding.
It is reported that the matter will be investigated at the race at the Yas Marina Circuit, where Leclerc will start third.
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