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Update from McLaren: gearbox change for Norris, grid penalty unavoidable

After his dramatic qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps it was unclear for a long time from which place Lando Norris would be starting on Sunday. Considering the state of his car he ran the risk of having to change both his chassis and engine, thus risking a grid penalty or pit lane start. A new update now confirms that so far only the gearbox needs to be replaced. Due to the need to replace the gearbox the driver will be penalised with a five place grid penalty. Because of this he will start from the fourteenth place on Sunday. Motorsport just confirmed. Read more Horner confident: 'We're the only team in the top ten who pulled this off' It is also reported that the chassis of the...
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