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Fernando Alonso remains level headed following today’s practice sessions in Austria. He was 9th fastest in FP1 and 8th fastest in FP2 with a respectable 1m07.510s lap time which is quicker than Schumacher’s 2003 1m08.337 record set in 2003 but +1.535s slower than today’s fastest from Lewis Hamilton who will (announced this evening – Friday) incur a 5 grid penalty for needing a new gearbox under article 23.5a of the FIA 2017 regulations.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton is set to receive a five-place grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix due to an unscheduled gearbox change.
A document issued by the FIA on tonight (Friday evening) confirmed the change. The standard penalty would be five grid positions.