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Renault confirm Hulkenberg's Austria grid drop

Renault have confirmed ahead of FP3 and qualifying in Austria that Nico Hulkenberg has incurred a grid penalty for Sunday's race. The Enstone team have decided to pack the upgraded Spec-B engine into Hulkenberg's car, which sees him move onto his fifth ICE element of the season. That means a five-place grid penalty is set to come his way, but now has the same engine as team-mate Daniel Ricciardo. Renault struggled for pace at the Red Bull Ring on Friday, especially in FP2 where both drivers found themselves in the bottom five. 'Obviously it’s a short lap, not too many corners, but Spielberg kind of has its own laws and rules,' Hulkenberg said after FP2. 'It’s a tricky old track, very...
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