Williams fined 60,000 for Maldonado's loose wheel 11 October, 2013 Pastor Maldonado's Williams is recovered after FP2 Williams were fined 60,000 ($81,100) on Friday after a wheel came off Pastor Maldonado's car during Japanese Grand Prix practice.
Formula One stewards said in a statement that the incident, in which the rear left wheel bounced across the track, was regarded as a serious safety issue.
'Examination of the parts concerned revealed that the wheel fastener had not been completely fastened, thus not engaging the first retaining plunger,' they added.
'The secondary retaining plunger failed to keep the wheel in place.'
Formula One introduced a secondary retainer mechanism after a...
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