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How Ferrari saved Leclerc from severe punishment after qualifying

Article To news overview © XPB Images Charles Leclerc was fortunate to just notice that he had been called to the FIA weighbridge as he trundled down the pitlane at 60 kilometres an hour during Saturday's qualifying session. Going on to take pole position at the end of the hour, Leclerc came very close to picking up a disqualification had he returned to his garage after the FIA selected him for a random check. It's a routine operation for the FIA to randomly select cars for weighing as they enter the pitlane. An electronic board displays a driver race number, signaling a driver to pull over into the FIA weighbridge for checking - drivers must sit in front of the scales with the engine...
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