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Vandoorne escapes initial Singapore engine penalty

Honda says it is not planning any Formula 1 engine components changes on Stoffel Vandoorne's car that will incur a penalty for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix. Vandoorne had a grid penalty in Italy after Honda found a problem with the MGU-K shaft. It did not have enough time to change it so instead fitted a new engine. He was then forced out of the race when the problem occurred again, despite the part being very low mileage. McLaren was uncertain as to whether Vandoorne would take further penalties in Singapore, a venue where it feels offers its best remaining chance of points this season. But Honda has confirmed the MGU-K shaft has been changed while there have been no other component...
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