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Starting grid - United States Grand Prix 2017 // Vandoorne leads the power unit penalties leaderboard

Vandoorne leads the power unit penalties leaderboard
Credit: McLaren Honda

Six drivers have been hit by penalties for the grid in Austin this weekend, with Stoffel Vandoorne leading the way. The McLaren driver has a totally of thirty places to take, with Brendon Hartley following close behind on 25 grid places - the Toro Rosso driver given penalties before he'd even started racing in the sport!

Meanwhile, Kevin Magnussen and Lance Stroll were both given three place demotions for impeding other drivers during qualifying, with pushes them both down to the lower quarter of the grid.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:33.10818
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:33.34718
3Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:33.56817
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:33.57714
5Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:33.57717
6Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:34.64717
7Carlos Sainz JrRenault Sport F1 Team1:34.85217
8Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:35.00719
9Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:35.14819
10Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:35.1559
11Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:35.52915
12Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:35.87014
13Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:36.8429
14Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:37.1799
15Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:36.8688
16Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:33.65813
17Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:37.3947
18Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 TeamNo time3
19Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro Rosso1:36.8897
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:35.64114
  • 5 place drop for Stoffel Vandoorne. Drop of 5 grid positions, 8th ICE.
  • 25 place drop for Brendon Hartley. Drop of 25 grid positions, comprising: 10 grid positions for 6th ICE, 5 grid positions for 6th MGU-H, 5 grid positions for 5th ES, and 5 grid positions for 5th CE.
  • 20 place drop for Nico Hülkenberg. Drop of 20 grid positions, comprising: 10 grid positions for 6th MGU-H, 5 grid positions for 5th ICE and 5 grid positions for 5th TC.
  • 15 place drop for Max Verstappen. Drop of 15 grid positions, comprising: 10 grid positions for 6th ICE, 5 grid positions for 6th MGU-H.
  • 3 place drop for Kevin Magnussen. Car 20 impeded car 11 (Sergio Pérez) in turns 12 and 13 during qualifying.
  • 3 place drop for Lance Stroll. Car 18 impeded car 8 (Romain Grosjean) between turns 19 and 20.
  • 25 place drop for Stoffel Vandoorne. Drop of 25 grid positions, comprising: 10 grid positions for 11th TC, 5 grid positions for 11th MGU-H, 5 grid positions for 9th ICE and 5 grid positions for 8th MGU-K.