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Raikkonen, Ricciardo penalised

Saturday 08-June-2013 22:43

Kimi Raikkonen and Daniel Ricciardo have been hit with two-place grid penalties for the Canadian GP after lining up incorrectly in the pit lane.

With Q2 red flagged with just 1:59 remaining in the session, there was a mad dash from all the drivers to get in one last flying lap before the session concluded.

As such the drivers lined up at the end of pit lane, waiting for the lights to go green.

But while some queued by Esteban Gutierrez, the first driver out, others opted to line up next to the Sauber driver instead of behind him.

Five drivers; Raikkonen, Ricciardo, Jean-Eric Vergne, Sergio Perez and Pastor Maldonado; were called before the stewards after qualifying for the alleged infringement.

However, only Raikkonen and Ricciardo were penalised.

Raikkonen loses just one place because his penalty was applied before Ricciardo's. He will start from 10th, with the Australian in 11th.

Revised Grid
01. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull
02. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
03. Valtteri Bottas Williams
04. Nico Rosberg Mercedes
05. Mark Webber Red Bull
06. Fernando Alonso Ferrari
07. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso
08. Adrian Sutil Force India
09. Nico Hulkenberg Sauber
10. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus
11. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso
12. Sergio Perez McLaren
13. Pastor Maldonado Williams
14. Jenson Button McLaren
15. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber
16. Felipe Massa Ferrari
17. Paul di Resta Force India
18. Charles Pic Caterham
19. Jules Bianchi Marussia
20. Max Chilton Marussia
21. Giedo van der Garde Caterham
22. Romain Grosjean Lotus

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