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Starting grid - Hungarian Grand Prix 2017 - Hülkenberg and Kvyat take grid penalties in Hungary

Hülkenberg and Kvyat take grid penalties in Hungary
Credit: Renault Sport F1

Nico Hülkenberg was already aware when he took part in qualifying that he would have to take a five place gearbox related penalty, so although it was a great job that saw him finish seventh, he would have been disappointed to subsequently drop out of the top ten. He moves down behind his teammate and Esteban Ocon in the Force India.

Daniil Kvyat also has a three place drop (and yet more penalty points to his name) after being found to have impeded another car during qualifying. That puts him down in 16th place, only ahead of the Williams and Sauber cars.

1Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:16.27614
2Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:16.44414
3Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:16.53018
4Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:16.70717
5Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:16.79714
6Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:16.81814
7Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:17.54917
8Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:17.89417
9Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:18.91219
10Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:18.41514
11Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:18.49516
12Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:17.46814
13Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:18.63915
14Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:18.77115
15Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:19.0959
16Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:18.53815
17Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:19.1029
18Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:19.8399
19Paul di RestaWilliams Martini Racing1:19.86811
20Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:19.9728
  • 5 place drop for Nico Hülkenberg. The gearbox of car 27 has been changed before 6 consecutive events have expired.
  • 3 place drop for Daniil Kvyat. Drop of 3 grid positions due to unnecessary impeding of car 26 in turn 11, during qualifying.