Maldonado hit with 10-place penalty

Saturday 24th November 2012

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Maldonado hit with 10-place penalty

Maldonado hit with 10-place penalty

Pastor Maldonado will drop from sixth to 16th on the Brazilian GP grid after incurring his third reprimand for missing the weighbridge.

Under Formula One regulations, three reprimands in a season earn a driver an automatic 10-place grid penalty.

And as Maldonado was handed a third in the wake of Saturday's qualifying for missing the weighbridge, the Williams driver will drop to 16th on the Interlagos grid.

Maldonado's other reprimands this season were for blocking in the Chinese GP and crashing into Sergio Perez in the British race.

The revised grid
01 Lewis Hamilton
02 Jenson Button
03 Mark Webber
04 Sebastian Vettel
05 Felipe Massa
06 Nico Hulkenberg
07 Fernando Alonso
08 Kimi Raikkonen
09 Nico Rosberg
10 Paul di Resta
11 Bruno Senna
12 Sergio Perez
13 Michael Schumacher
14 Kamui Kobayashi
15 Daniel Ricciardo
16 Pastor Maldonado *
17 Jean-Eric Vergne
18 Romain Grosjean
19 Vitaly Petrov
20 Heikki Kovalainen
21 Timo Glock
22 Charles Pic
23 Narain Karthikeyan
24 Pedro de la Rosa

* 10-place penalty for third reprimand

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