Motor racing-Ferrari grappling with excessive front tyre wear problem

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Russian Grand Prix - Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia - September 27, 2019 Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto during practice REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

(Reuters) - Ferrari's French Grand Prix problems showed a long-standing weakness with front tyre wear has not gone away and they need to fix it for next season, according to team boss Mattia Binotto.

Sunday's race at Le Castellet was the first time Ferrari had failed to score this year, with Spaniard Carlos Sainz 11th and Monegasque Charles Leclerc 16th.

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