According to Italian media, Ferrari could take the opportunity in the upcoming race for the Brazilian GP and test the powertrain components for the season 2020 at the car of Charles Leclerc.
Before the US race, Leclerc got into trouble in his third free training session, which the impartial ended early because of an oil leak. Monacan thus raced over the weekend with the old powertrain specification, which is slightly weaker than the last, third version that Ferrari introduced in Monza.
Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto has revealed that Ferrari will do a thorough research on the Charles Leclerc powertrain at its Maranell plant, and then decide whether Monacan will enter the next race in Brazil with a new unit, which would be a penalty starting points.
According to the Italian version of Motorsport.com, Ferrari could use any replacement of the powertrain to test new powertrain components that Vettel and Leclerc will race during the season 2020.