Follow Us

Maldonado penalized for not having the minimum fuel

Maldonado penalized for not having the minimum fuel

Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado (Lotus) has been excluded from the qualifying session for the Formula One British Grand Prix, in which he finished fifteenth, for failing to comply with the minimum fuel requirement for technical inspection.
000_DV1808459Consequently, the Spanish Fernando Alonso, who was eliminated in Q1, will start this Sunday from position 16 on the grid.
Maldonado had achieved the fifteenth position, but his car stopped due to lack of fuel due to an error by Renault, Lotus engine supplier, in the calculation of consumption. Regulations require that cars must retain at least one liter of fuel for technical verification.
The Venezuelan will nevertheless be able to start tomorrow’s race at Silverstone from twentieth position. EFE

You can also read:  Lewis Hamilton acknowledges his "mental struggle" after difficult start to the season

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

83 + = 90