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Verstappen to take grid penalty for Russian GP after engine change

Russian Grand Prix – Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start from the back of the grid after the team elected to change the Dutchman's powerunit. The championship leader already had a three-place grid penalty for his clash with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix. However, Red Bull has chosen to fit a raft of new power unit components to his car which will see the 23-year-old start at the back of the grid for the Russian GP. Verstappen penalised for Hamilton clash Verstappen has taken a new internal combustion engine, a new turbo, MGU-K, MGU-H, and a fresh energy store. His RBR-16B will also be fitted with a new set of control electronics and a new exhaust system....
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