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Ferrari: Leclerc's problem had never been seen before

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc missed out on his first Formula One victory in Bahrain last weekend because of an unprecedented short-circuit in an injection system control unit, his team confirmed on Friday. The 21-year-old Monegasque driver will be able to use the same power unit in China next week, round three of the championship. Leclerc finished third at Sakhir after his car lost power with some 10 laps to go while he was leading the race comfortably. Race winner Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas both overtook the youngster before the chequered flag, with the Leclerc salvaging a podium place thanks to the safety car being deployed for the last three laps....
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