Verstappen, Perez, Sainz and others join Hamilton in taking engine change penalties · RaceFans

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The FIA has confirmed six drivers will take grid penalties this weekend for exceeding their maximum allocations of power unit parts.Mercedes announced yesterday Lewis Hamilton would be one of them. He is taking a fourth new engine, turbocharger, MGU-H and MGU-K, all of which exceeds his allocation, plus a fourth exhaust, which does not.

Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez will each take new engines only, their fourth and fifth examples respectively.

Ferrari have also fitted a new MGU-K and energy store to Carlos Sainz Jnr’s car. He will also exceed his allocation of gearbox parts this weekend, incurring further penalties.

That leaves Charles Leclerc and George Russell as the only drivers from the three front-running teams without penalties heading into this weekend’s race.

Valtteri Bottas, who retired from last week’s race, will also have a new power unit this weekend. He has significantly exceeded his allocation and has taken his seventh turbocharge and MGU-H.

AlphaTauri has also fitted a new power unit to Yuki Tsunoda’s car. He already had a 10-place grid penalty this weekend having collected his fifth reprimand of the season at Zandvoort last week.

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