Pic gets grid penalty

Date published: July 7 2013

Caterham’s Charles Pic will start Sunday’s German GP from the back of the grid after he changed his gearbox.

The Frenchman was 19th fastest in qualifying on Saturday, which put him ahead of the likes of team-mate Giedo van der Garde and the two Marussias.

However, he has received a five-place grid penalty after the team changed a gearbox layshaft.

Updated grid
1. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault
3. Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault
4. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault
5. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault
6. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari
7. Felipe Massa Ferrari
8. Fernando Alonso Ferrari
9. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes
10. Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari
11. Nico Rosberg Mercedes
12. Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes
13. Sergio Perez McLaren-Mercedes
14. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari
15. Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes
16. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari
17. Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault
18. Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault
19. Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth
20. Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault
21. Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth
22. Charles Pic Caterham-Renault