This, coupled with him being unhappy about the strategy he was placed on at the United States Grand Prix, has apparently come at the wrong time, as his team attempt to tie him down to a new contract.
Both he and team-mate Carlos Sainz are out of contract at the end of 2024, and Ferrari are desperately working to get their long-term futures confirmed, particularly with new regulations coming into play in 2026.
Now, Corriere della Sera have reported that Leclerc confided in close allies after the drama in Brazil, where the topic of whether Ferrari could be challengers for a world championship title in the short-term was apparently a concern.
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