Ricciardo handed gearbox penalty

Toro Rosso driver Daniel Ricciardo will be handed down a five place grid penalty after having to change his gearbox following Saturday’s Qualifying session.

The Aussie had lined up 16th on the grid, directly ahead of his team-mate Jean-Eric Vergne but will now start in 21st place due to the penalty.

Ricciardo is not the only driver with a grid penalty; Marussia’s Charles Pic will drop 10-places on the grid for using his ninth engine of the season, with the regulations only allowing for eight different engines per season. He will start 24th.

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