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Bahrain 2013 - Starting grid // Two penalties carry over from China, plus a gearbox change for Hamilton

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There are two penalties affecting the grid for the Bahrain Grand Prix that were handed out for infractions during the previous race in China. Mark Webber's collision with Jean-Éric Vergne sees him drop down the top ten, whilst Esteban Gutiérrez taking out Sutil has its own repercussions. Meanwhile, in this weekend, Lewis Hamilton has been forced to take a penalty due to changing the gearbox after third practice.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:32.33014
2Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:32.58412
3Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:32.66711
4Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:33.20713
5Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:33.23514
6Adrian SutilSahara Force India F1 Team1:33.24616
7Mark WebberInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:33.07813
8Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:33.32713
9Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:32.76213
10Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren MercedesNo time11
11Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:33.7627
12Sergio PérezVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:33.9149
13Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:33.97414
14Nico HülkenbergSauber F1 Team1:33.97614
15Valtteri BottasWilliams F1 Team1:34.10513
16Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:34.28413
17Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:34.4256
18Charles PicCaterham F1 Team1:35.2836
19Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:36.1786
20Giedo van der GardeCaterham F1 Team1:36.3047
21Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:36.4766
22Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:34.7309
  • 5 places. Esteban Gutiérrez - Colliding with the rear of Adrian Sutil in the braking area of Turn 14 during the Chinese Grand Prix.
  • 3 places. Mark Webber - Causing a collision with Jean-Éric Vergne whilst attempting to overtake.
  • 5 places. Lewis Hamilton - The gearbox has been changed.

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