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Britain 2012 - Starting grid // Penalty hangovers from Valencia change the shape of the Silverstone grid

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There are two drivers with penalties hanging over their heads from the European Grand Prix, with both Kamui Kobayashi and Jean-Éric Vergne slipping down the grid after crashes in Valencia. Also this week, Nico Hülkenberg and Charles Pic have both had the gearboxes changed in their cars which means a five place grid penalty.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:51.74625
2Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:51.79323
3Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:52.02022
4Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:52.19923
5Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:53.06524
6Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:53.29024
7Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:53.53925
8Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:53.54325
9Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 TeamNo time20
10Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:57.00919
11Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:57.10817
12Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:57.13218
13Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:57.42619
14Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:54.38222
15Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:57.89519
16Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:48.04412
17Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:57.07118
18Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:49.02710
19Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:49.47710
20Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:51.61810
21Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:52.74211
22Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:5304010
23Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:57.71918
DNQCharles PicMarussia F1 Team1:54.14310
  • 10 places. Jean-Éric Vergne - Causing an avoidable accident with Heikki Kovalainen at the European Grand Prix.
  • 5 places. Kamui Kobayashi - Causing an avoidable accident with Felipe Massa at the European Grand Prix.
  • 5 places. Nico Hülkenberg - The Driver did not use the gearbox for five consecutive Events.
  • 5 places. Charles Pic - The Driver did not use the gearbox for five consecutive Events.

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