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Malaysia 2013 - Starting grid // Kimi Räikkönen drops back after a qualifying infringement

Published by Christine

So far this year, things have been a bit light on the penalty front. It's too early for engines and gearboxes to start giving up, and the drivers have all been well behaved. Until qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, where Kimi Räikkönen was found to have impeded another driver, and was given the requisite grid drop.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:49.67413
2Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:50.58715
3Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:50.72714
4Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:51.69915
5Mark WebberInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:52.24414
6Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:52.51914
7Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:53.17514
8Adrian SutilSahara Force India F1 Team1:53.43912
9Sergio PérezVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:54.13616
10Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:52.97012
11Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:37.6367
12Nico HülkenbergSauber F1 Team1:38.12512
13Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:38.82212
14Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:39.22114
15Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:44.50910
16Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 TeamNo time10
17Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:38.1578
18Valtteri BottasWilliams F1 Team1:38.2077
19Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:38.4348
20Charles PicCaterham F1 Team1:39.3146
21Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:39.6728
22Giedo van der GardeCaterham F1 Team1:39.9326
  • 3 places. Kimi Räikkönen - Unnecessarily impeding Nico Rosberg between turns 12 and 15.

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