Williams' Bottas handed grid penalty for gearbox change

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 20, 2016 12:23 AM

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has been handed a five-place grid penalty for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix (0500 GMT) after an unscheduled gear box change and the Finn will now start from 16th place.

Valtteri's team mate, Felipe Massa, starts from sixth on the grid, with world champion Lewis Hamilton on pole for Mercedes.

(Reporting by Ian Ransom; Editing by Peter Rutherford)