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Vergne gets grid penalty for lost wheel

– Jean-Éric Vergne has been hit with a 10-place grid drop for the Spanish Grand Prix after losing a wheel in practice. Toro Rosso has also been fined 30,000 (£24,500) for the incident, which occurred in Friday's second session. "This is regarded as a serious offence and the stewards are of the opinion that this was a significant breach of the safety requirements," read a report from the stewarding panel, which this weekend includes Danny Sullivan. The FIA has requested that all cars are examined by the technical delegate once more to avoid a repeat.
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