Pain in the Bott
Daily Star|October 23, 2021
VALTTERI PAYS PENALTY FOR ENGINE SWITCH
PHILIP DUNCAN

VALTTERI BOTTAS will serve a five-place grid penalty for tomorrow’s US Grand Prix after taking his SIXTH engine of the F1 season.

Drivers are allowed only three engines without penalty and Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate has already had grid drops in Italy and Russia.

The fourth new engine carried a 10-place penalty but subsequent additions incur five.

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