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Gearbox penalty for Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton will start the German GP from at least 20th place after Mercedes were forced to change the gearbox in his Mercedes after it sustained damage in the Briton's heavy qualifying crash.The championship-challenging Hamilton suffered another Saturday to forget at Hockenheim as a front-right brake disc failure pitched him into the barriers in Q1 and the prospect of starting the 67-lap race from 15th place on the grid - 14 spots behind title rival Nico Rosberg, who starts on pole.However, with Hamilton already knowing he faces the likely prospect of starting from the pitlane with Mercedes planning to switch his brake material back to Carbone Industrie from Brembo from the race, the...
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