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Starting grid - Spanish Grand Prix 2017 - Vandoorne takes another set of power unit penalties

Vandoorne hit with power unit penalties in Spain
Credit: McLaren Honda

Stoffel Vandoorne has been the unlucky recipient of yet more grid drops related to power unit changes. The McLaren driver was penalised a hefty drop at the last race, and in Spain faces a ten place drop as well. He qualified second from last, which means it isn't too big a deal to drop to the rear of the field, but it still must be demoralising.

Out front, there is no change at the top with Lewis Hamilton retaining his pole position and Sebastian Vettel ready for the challenge, lining up alongside the Mercedes on the front row.

1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:19.14912
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:19.20016
3Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:19.37315
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:19.43914
5Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:19.70612
6Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:20.17512
7Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:21.04815
8Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:21.07014
9Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:21.23215
10Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:21.27217
11Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:21.32913
12Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:21.37112
13Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:21.39712
14Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:21.51713
15Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:21.80315
16Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:22.3329
17Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:22.4016
18Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:22.4117
19Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:22.7466
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:22.5329
  • 10 place drop for Stoffel Vandoorne. 5 grid positions for 5th ES, and 5 grid positions for 5th CE.