Belgian GP

Wrong penalty applied for Lewis Hamilton, Starts on the Grid

Lewis Hamilton will start on the back of the grid after all after the FIA stewards gave the Mercedes driver the wrong penalty for their gearbox change.

Hamilton has now been awards another five place grid penalty which will see him start on the back row of the grid, rather than from the pitlane which had previously been announced.

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Ashley Quint

Ashley founded the Purple Sector website back in 2012, later renamed to SpeedMajor which now covers both Formula 1 and Formula E. As well as writing on Formula 1, Ashley also works within the world of luxury travel and was a finalist in the Aspire Travel Trade Writer of the Year competition in 2013.

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