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Ricciardo to start from the back with engine penalties

  • Published on 04 Aug 2019 12:52
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Daniel Ricciardo will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from the back of the field after taking on a new power unit for the race.

A disappointing qualifying session on Saturday saw him drop out in Q1 after being involved in an incident with Sergio Perez at the final corner, costing both of them their final hot lap as they searched for clear air. 

Ricciardo has, therefore, opted to take on new components and drop two place, behind Lance Stroll and Robert Kubica.

Ricciardo has had all six elements of his power unit replaced ahead of the race, in an attempt to expand his pool with more elements that can be used later on in the season.

The stewards confirmed that Ricciardo has had a 4th Internal Combustion Engine (ICE), 4th Turbocharger (TC), 4th Motor Generator Unit – Heat (MGU-H), 3rd Motor Generator Unit - Kinetic (MGU-K), 3rd Energy Store (ES) and 3rd Control Electronics (CE) fitted.

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