"But I think it’s more mentally where race after race you want to achieve better. You are also under a bit of pressure, too, and so mentally it gets tiring at the end of the season to also spend quite a lot of time away from home.
"So yes, on my side it’s more mentally that it is difficult"
The revised calendar for this year, with Australia moving from its position as the season-opener to the third last race, again features a trio of tiple-headers.
While last year, the triple-headers were held at circuits relatively close to each other, the situation is vastly different this time around with the Russia, Singapore and Japan leg, followed by the USA, Mexico, Brazil run each 16,000-mile roundtrips.
Sparing a thought for the mechanics, Leclerc added: "It is maybe more difficult for the mechanics who are coming to the track earlier than we do, and leave the track a lot later than we do.
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