Five-place gearbox grid penalty for Webber

Mark Webber has fallen off the front row of the grid for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix. It has emerged from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve that the Australian, who qualified behind pole sitter Lewis Hamilton but ahead of his Red Bull teammate ...

Mark Webber has fallen off the front row of the grid for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix.

It has emerged from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve that the Australian, who qualified behind pole sitter Lewis Hamilton but ahead of his Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel, has had to have a last-minute gearbox change.

The unscheduled change results in a grid demotion of five places.

Webber, 33, will now start the Montreal race from seventh.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Mark Webber , Lewis Hamilton , Gilles Villeneuve , Sebastian Vettel