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F1 changes qualifying penalty rules

F1 has revised how grid penalties will be applied in 2019 Formula 1 has moved to change rules relating to how the grid is formed when penalties are handed out in an effort to prevent drivers not heading out in qualifying. Regulations for 2018 changed so that drivers who amassed more than 15 places worth of penalties were sent to the rear of the grid. This followed a string of embarrassing instances were teams picked up penalties which were cumulatively worth dozens of grid spots. The amended 2018 regulation was designed to simplify the process of applying the penalties, which were handed out in the order in which any new component was used on circuit. An unexpected knock on however was...
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