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Ricciardo given 10-place grid penalty for Bahrain

Daniel Ricciardo has been handed a ten-place grid penalty for the Bahrain Grand Prix after his Red Bull mechanics allowed him to exit his pit box before it was safe to do so. The Australian exited his pit box and almost immediately stopped after noticing his front-left wheel hadn't been securely attached. His team ran down the pit lane to retrieve him and he rejoined the race a lap down. He was then handed a 10-second stop/go penalty before his front-wing failed, which completely ruined his race. Despite the penalty handed out during the race, the stewards deemed that he had been unsafely released and therefore, under the rules, must take a grid drop at the next race. His team branded the...
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