Lewis Hamilton will take a 10-place grid penalty for the Turkish Grand Prix, it has been confirmed.
The seven-time world champion, who leads the motive force’s standings after successful the Russian Grand Prix a fortnight in the past, has opted to take a fourth engine a part of the season – another than allowed – for Sunday’s race.
In consequence he’ll drop 10 locations on the grid from wherever he qualifies on Saturday, as per FIA guidelines.
He has, nonetheless, solely taken one power-unit element so received’t be subjected to a full grid drop.
Title rival Max Verstappen took an identical penalty in Sochi and began from the again of the grid earlier than happening to complete second behind Hamilton.
Hamilton leads Verstappen by two factors with seven races of a fiercely contested season remaining.
Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz has undergone a full engine change and can begin the race from the again of the grid.