News Details

Hamilton to take five-place grid penalty

Lewis Hamilton will drop five places on the grid for Sunday’s German race after Mercedes decided to change the gearbox on his car because of damage incurred in his qualifying accident at Hockenheim.“The guys are working on the car now to repair everything for the race,” said the team on Twitter. “It's going to be a busy morning!”Hamilton crashed heavily near the end of Q1 after a front-right brake disc failure. The Briton ended up qualifying 16th, but moved up to 15th on the grid due to Esteban Gutierrez’s penalty from the last round. He is now due to start 20th.Mercedes could yet opt to make further set-up changes to Hamilton’s car, in which case...
Full Story »
1y ago from Formula1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Hamilton aims for damage limitation – again

Hamilton aims for damage limitation – againPosted On 19 Jul 2014By...
1y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Qualifying analysis - pole and possible pit-lane start...

The high track temperatures of up to 57 degrees Celsius put the emphasis...
1y ago from Formula1.com

Hamilton seeking damage limitation

Lewis Hamilton admits victory is out of the question in the German Grand...
1y ago from Crash.net

Hamilton: Nico has got another gift

Lewis Hamilton insists that he will be on the grid for the German Grand...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Randy Mamola: Why are MotoGP riders crashing so much...

After a record-breaking weekend for MotoGP crashes, Motorsport.com...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Rossi ‘made a mistake’ in Dutch TT

Valentino Rossi has helped his hands up and admitted that his fall from...

Successful Aprilia MotoGP test for Lowes at Misano

Lowes has spent the last two days testing at Misano
2h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Lowes 'astonished' by Aprilia test debut

– Sam Lowes says he was left "astonished" by his first...
2h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Penske and Andretti lead tributes to Chip Ganassi

Roger Penske, Mario Andretti and Jeff Gordon are among the list of stars...
20h ago from Motorsport.com

IndyCar linked with Surfers Paradise return

– IndyCar has been linked with a return to Surfers Paradise in...
10h ago from GPUpdate.net

Will Power converts pole to Road America win

Will Power has prevailed in a thrilling finish with victory in the Kohler...
14h ago from SpeedCafe.com

INDYCAR: Gold Coast group tries for return

IndyCar could make its long-hoped-for return to Surfers Paradise –...
23h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Magic weekend in Holjes awaits World RX crews

A total of 111 cars across five different classes have entered Volkswagen...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Ogier edges tight Poland warm-up

Championship leader tops Poland shakedown
6h ago from WRC.com

Ogier scans for rain in Poland

Advertising The weather in host town Mikolajki has been fine and dry for...
7h ago from WRC.com

#Yprexit?

This one certainly came out of left field. In a twist that no one saw...
14h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Picture Special: £46.1m Hulk joins host of familiar...

HULK has joined Shanghai SIPG from Zenit St Petersburg in a...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal legend Paul Merson: Wenger is not the right...

GETTY NOT RIGHT: Merson believes Wenger isn't up to the task Starsport...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Golden Phizzgunner Dreams!

 Congratulations to JG Fahad for dreaming up the name of our Arsenal...
5h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal rebuff approach from Serie A giants Juventus...

Arsenal rebuff approach from Serie A giants Juventus for star attacker...
8h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Drivers have little sympathy for Hamilton

Fellow drivers aren't sympathetic to Lewis... Read More »
1h ago from Pitpass.com

FIA will quickly close tyre pressure loophole

F1 pundit Marc Surer thinks the sport's governing... Read More »
8h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Vettel could get gearbox change penalty in Austria

The German is still seeking his first victory of... Read More »
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.