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Penalty Fiesta at the 2017 Italian Grand Prix

One of the things the 2017 Italian Grand Prix will be remembered for is the number of engine penalties handed down to drivers over course of the weekend.

Some would agree that the situation is quite laughable as only one driver will start in the position that he qualified in and that’s the pole sitter, Lewis Hamilton. It’s so comical that Kevin Magnussen who failed to get out of Q1 in 16th position will start in 10th.

Penalty Round up

Daniel Ricciardo (Car 3) – Red Bull Racing

Total drop of 25-grid position

  • 10-place grid drop for 6th MGU-H
  • 5-place grid drop for 5th internal combustion engine (ICE)
  • 5-place grid drop for 5th Turbo Charger (TC)
  • 5-place grid drop for new gearbox

Carlos Sainz (Car 55) – Scuderia Toro Rosso

  • 10-place grid drop for 5th MGU-H

Fernando Alonso (Car 14) – McLaren Honda

Total drop of 35-grid places

  • 10-place grid drop for 9th TC (1st 9th element used)
  • 5-place grid drop for 9th MGU-H (remaining element used)
  • 5-place grid drop for 7th ICE
  • 5-place grid drop for 7th MGU-K
  • 5-place grid drop for 6th energy store (ES)
  • 5-place grid drop for 5th control electronics (CE)

Max Verstappen (Car 33) – Red Bull Racing

Total drop of 20-grid places

  • 10-place grid drop for 5th ICE (1st 5th element used)
  • 5-place grid drop for 5th MGU-H
  • 5-place grid drop for 5th TC

Nico Hulkenberg (Car 27) – Renault Sport

  • 10-place grid drop for 5th MGU-H (1st 5th element used)

Jolyon Palmer (Car 30) – Renault Sport

Total drop of 15-grid places

  • 10-place grid drop for 5th TC (1st 5th element used)
  • 5-place grid drop for 5th MGU-H

Stoffel Vandoorne (Car 2) – McLaren Honda

Total drop of 25-grid places for new ICE, MGU-K, MGU-H and TC

Romain Grosjean (Car 8) – Haas 

  • 5-place grid drop for new gearbox.

Sergio Perez (Car 11) – Force India 

  • 5-place grid drop for new gearbox

About Ritesh K Bhana

Ritesh likes to think he is a true Tifosi, but he still remains fair to other teams. He supports two other teams which are not Red Bull and McLaren. Follow Ritesh on twitter @Humanshield_1

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Free Practice 1Thursday 22:00Friday 03:00Friday 05:00Friday 11:00
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2017 Drivers Championship

Pos.DriverPoints
1 Lewis Hamilton263
2 Sebastian Vettel235
3 Valtteri Bottas212
4 Daniel Ricciardo162
5 Kimi Raikkonen138
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