News Details

Hamilton hit with 10-place grid penalty for Turkish GP

Lewis Hamilton will take a 10-place grid penalty in Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix following Mercedes' decision to add a new ICE to the Briton's pool of hardware. Mercedes had been mulling an engine change in the run-up to this weekend's race in order to safeguard Hamilton's level of reliability in the final seven races of the season. "We believe that between P1 and P2, with the fastest lap, that if you have one DNF it needs the other guy four races to catch up," recently said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff. "And that's brutal. So you can afford to finish four times in second [place]. Therefore, you just need to really play it safe while not giving up performance." Read...
Full Story »
11mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Hamilton and Sainz receive Turkish GP receive grid...

Turkish Grand Prix – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's...
11mo ago from FormulaSpy.com

Turkish Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes engine penalty

Lewis Hamilton has a 10-place grid penalty at Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix...
11mo ago from BBC.co.uk

Mercedes: Hamilton could take engine penalty at...

Lewis Hamilton could be forced to start this weekend’s Turkish Grand...
11mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Turkish Grand Prix: What are the odds for Istanbul?

Formula 1 heads to Istanbul for the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday, with...
11mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Johnson will not run full IndyCar season in 2023

Jimmie Johnson has announced that his time as a full time IndyCar driver...
23h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Johnson opts against full-time IndyCar in 2023

Jimmie Johnson has announced that he will not compete full-time in the...
15h ago from SpeedCafe.com

McLaren SP hires former IndyCar chief amid exit of...

There has been a notable arrival at McLaren SP as its President Taylor...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arteta could unearth a talent 'more complete than...

Arsenal remain interested in a deal to bring Dusan Vlahovic to The...

Newcastle United considering big-money Mykhaylo Mudryk...

Newcastle United are reportedly giving consideration to making a big-money...
4h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

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.