Webber joins Rosberg and Grosjean with grid penalty

2012 German Grand Prix

Mark Webber, Red Bull, Hockenheim, 2012Mark Webber is the latest driver to receive a five-place penalty on the grid for the German Grand Prix.

Webber will lose five places due to a gearbox change on his Red Bull.

He joins Nico Rosberg and Romain Grosjean, who will also receive penalties for the same thing.

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47 comments on Webber joins Rosberg and Grosjean with grid penalty

  1. sid_prasher (@) said on 21st July 2012, 11:22

    Bah!! This rule is really annoying…I was just wondering if there has been a spec change for the gear boxes this year – why are so many of them failing? I don’t remember seeing so many gearbox changes last year.

  2. Younger Hamii (@younger-hamii) said on 21st July 2012, 11:37

    Any bets on who’s getting a grid drop for gearbox next?

  3. marsianwalrus (@einariliyev) said on 21st July 2012, 12:21

    I really hope that Webber Grosjean and Rosberg finish 1-2-3 in this qualifying, give their customary post-quali conference, and then all get demoted back just for everyone to realise that the gearbox penalties are a farce.

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