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Stroll to take grid penalty for gearbox change

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Stroll to take grid penalty for gearbox change
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Nov 11, 2017, 2:14 PM

Lance Stroll will take a five-place grid penalty for Formula 1's Brazilian Grand Prix after Williams elected to change his gearbox ahead of qualifying.

Lance Stroll, Williams FW40
Pierre Gasly, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12 passes the car of Lance Stroll, Williams FW40 after stopping on track in FP3
Lance Stroll, Williams FW40, climbs from his car after stopping on track
Lance Stroll, Williams FW40
Lance Stroll, Williams FW40

The Canadian suffered a car problem early in Saturday morning’s free practice session, as he failed to set a laptime.

Following examination of the car back at the garage, Williams has elected to both change his gearbox and fit a different engine.

The change of gearbox will result in a five-place grid penalty, but there will be no punishment for the use of the replacement engine as it comes from the original allocation of the four power units he is allowed for the season.

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