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Starting grid - Mexican Grand Prix 2017 // Gasly starts last after failing to qualify in Mexico

Gasly starts last after failing to qualify in Mexico
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Three drivers have been affected by penalties this weekend, with Pierre Gasly starting last on the grid. The Toro Rosso driver was unable to participate in qualifying due to an engine issue, and the stewards have given him dispensation to race. He also has penalties to apply but he's last on the grid anyway.

Meanwhile, both McLaren drivers also have power unit related penalties, as the team continue to struggle with their Hondas. The pair got through to the second session of qualifying but didn't bother to set lap times knowing they would have hefty grid drops anyway.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:16.48820
2Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:16.57419
3Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:16.93421
4Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:16.95817
5Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:17.23820
6Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:17.43719
7Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:17.44715
8Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:17.46617
9Carlos Sainz JrRenault Sport F1 Team1:17.79417
10Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:17.80719
11Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:18.09910
12Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:19.15911
13Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro RossoNo time12
14Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:19.1769
15Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:19.3339
16Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:19.44310
17Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:19.47311
18Fernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaNo time7
19Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren HondaNo time11
20Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro RossoNo time0
  • 20 place drop for Fernando Alonso. Drop of 20 grid positions, comprising: 10 grid positions for 11th TC, 5 grid positions for 11th MGU-H, and 5 grid positions for 9th ICE.
  • 35 place drop for Stoffel Vandoorne. Drop of 35 grid positions, comprising: 10 grid positions for 12th TC, 5 grid positions for 12th MGU-H, 5 grid positions for 10th ICE, 5 grid positions for 9th MGU-K, 5 grid positions for 7th ES, and 5 grid positions for 7th CE.
  • 5 place drop for Pierre Gasly. Drop of 5 grid positions for 5th CE.
  • 10 place drop for Pierre Gasly. Drop of 10 grid positions for 7th MGU-H.