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Binotto explains: 'It was due to a misunderstanding'

Ferrari did not put in their best performance of the season during the Qatar Grand Prix. The Italian team finished with Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc in seventh and eighth place respectively. Despite this Mattia Binotto was satisfied with the drivers. Ferrari's team boss sent Sainz and Leclerc out onto the track with a clear message. "We sent Carlos and Charles onto the track asking them to drive at a moderate pace to get through with only one stop," he told Speedweek.com. "They unconditionally adhered to that plan. It wasn't until about ten laps before the end, when it was clear to us that we would make it to the finish with the tire wear, that they got the green light...
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