Gearbox penalty for Grosjean

2016-09-03 14:11
Romain Grosjean (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Romain Grosjean faces a five-place grid penalty following a gearbox change in the wake of final practice at Monza.

The Frenchman was on his fourth lap of FP3 when a mistake left him stranded in the gravel.

Grosjean hit the inside kerb at Ascari, which pitched his VF16 into a spin and into the gravel.

The Haas team later announced that Grosjean's VF16 required a new gearbox, which they fitted in the break between FP3 and qualifying.

As a result he faces an automatic five-place grid penalty.

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