While there have been more lows than highs for the Scuderia over the 10 grands prix so far, it has left Leclerc struggling to understand the lack of consistency.
Leclerc at least departed the Sochi Autodrom with a solid sixth place under his belt following a strong performance across the Russian Grand Prix weekend, although it was one that was "quite a surprise".
"On Friday [in practice], I did quite a bad job in the car, especially during the race simulation with tyres and pace," assessed Leclerc.
"So I didn’t expect to do such a gentle drive. It was a very good surprise. P6 was definitely the best we could do.
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