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Vettel gets grid penalty for gearbox change

Sebastian Vettel will take a grid penalty for changing his gearbox after the team found it to be a hardware issue which stopped him during qualifying. The German left the pit lane to complete his first run in the top-ten shootout, but came to a stop at turn three where he reported a loss of gears. That forced him out of qualifying and brought out the red flags. He will start 15th on the grid as a result of a five-place penalty after his team confirmed a new gearbox would be required to start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix. Talking about what happened, he said: "In Q3 I left the pits and was in first gear to leave. I went up to second gear and lost drive in second gear, went for third and...
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