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Toto Wolff stresses importance of FIA ‘deterrent’ after Italian Grand Prix

Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, understands why the engine penalty system is in place, but he would like to try and find better ways of policing power unit usage. Each driver is allowed three engines per season, and there are limits to how many of each component they are allowed to use too. The first time they exceed a number of any given part, they are given a 10-place penalty, and then five for each additional item they add to that specific pool of parts. Those grid penalties accumulate during a weekend depending on how many new parts are added to the pool, to penalties can range anywhere from five places to a back of the grid penalty. READ: Toto Wolff reacts to Red Bull’s ‘very...
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