Martin Brundle believes Charles Leclerc will be feeling “bruised” by his recent run of bad luck after four consecutive pole positions.
Leclerc will be “beside himself” after his recent run of excellent driving and pole positions has resulted in scant reward due to factors outside of his own control, according to Sky’s Brundle.
The Monegasque has taken pole position for the last four grands prix, only for various things to go wrong and prevent him from claiming victory. In Miami, he was overtaken by the faster Red Bull of Max Verstappen before retiring from the lead of the Spanish Grand Prix.
A strategy faux pas from Ferrari resulted in a fourth-place finish for Leclerc in Monaco, only for the Monegasque to be hit by another catastrophic engine failure in Baku.
After such a dismal run of results due to problems not of his making, Brundle said it is hard not to feel sorry for the former championship leader.
“We are into the thick of a 22-race season, races are coming…