News Details

Nico Hulkenberg set for five-place penalty after ICE update

Nico Hulkenberg is set to take a grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix on account of using Renault’s upgraded engine. Renault introduced a new Spec B Internal Combustion Engine for its home round in France, though fitted it only to Daniel Ricciardo’s R.S.19. This was because Hulkenberg stood on the brink of a sanction and it did not want to relegate its driver at its home event. But on Saturday Renault confirmed that a new Spec B ICE will be fitted to Hulkenberg’s R.S.19, meaning he will take a five-place penalty into qualifying. Hulkenberg is the third driver to take a sanction this weekend, with Carlos Sainz Jr. and Alexander Albon set to start from the back of the...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Nico Hulkenberg takes new Renault engine for Austrian...

Renault has confirmed Nico Hulkenberg will take a new engine for the...
2y ago from GPBlog.com

A grid penalty for Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg is to be demoted 5 grid places after Renault opted to...
2y ago from Pitpass.com

Hulkenberg's Austrian grid penalty confirmed

Nico Hulkenberg will join Alexander Albon at the back of the Austrian...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Renault confirm Hulkenberg's Austria grid drop

Renault have confirmed ahead of FP3 and qualifying in Austria that Nico...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez: Top six ‘not our real position’

Marc Marquez says that running within the top six is currently neither his...
14h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

VIDEO: Race radio from Herta's Indy GP triumph

Listen in to how Colton Herta navigated mayhem to notch his first race win...
26m ago from SpeedCafe.com

VIDEO: Wild fox triggers yellow flag in Indy 500...

There was an unusual catalyst for a yellow flag during opening practice...
4h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

WRC to celebrate the 50th Anniversary with a large...

A large gathering of former WRC drivers, co-drivers, team members and...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal on alert for potential transfer of midfielder...

Arsenal are reportedly one of the clubs on alert for the potential...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Looking forward … at forwards

Morning. Like many of you I'm sure, I'm still trying to process the last...
1h ago from Arseblog.com

Arsenal stance on Gabriel Jesus transfer if they miss...

ARSENAL could be set for Europa League football next season.
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Max not ruling out future Mercedes or Ferrari move

Max Verstappen will only be 31 at the end of his... Read More »
46m ago from PlanetF1.com

Indy 500: Sato fastest on first day of practice

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot... Read More »
1h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Mercedes is not giving up on the title race: 'The tide...

Toto Wolff is still confident that Mercedes can... Read More »
56m ago from GPBlog.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.