Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton may have a 10-place grid penalty for Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix after being punished for utilizing too many engine components, race organisers stated forward of observe on Friday.
Mercedes are utilizing a fourth half to scale back the dangers of Hamilton struggling a failure throughout a championship run-in that’s nearer than for years.
Just three components are permitted below the foundations.
The staff argue they’ve taken the choice to spice up efficiency.
Hamilton’s rival for the title, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, acquired the same penalty two weeks in the past.
Because seven-time world champion Hamilton has solely taken one energy unit element, he won’t be punished with a full grid relegation.
Verstappen is simply two factors behind the Briton forward of this weekend’s race.
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