Pic picks up penalty
Marussia's Charles Pic will take a 10-place grid penalty at this weekend's Korean Grand Prix after exceeding his engine allocation for the season.
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Under current regulations each driver is only allowed to use eight engines over the course of a season.
The Frenchman had already used his full allocation, so the team's decision to fit his car with a new Cosworth powerplant ahead of Saturday's qualifying means he must serve a penalty.
In reality the punishment will make little difference to Pic's weekend as his best qualifying of the season to date was 19th on the 24-car grid in Bahrain.
Team principal John Booth said: "We plan to fit a new engine to Charles' car this evening in the knowledge that, as his ninth engine of the season, we will incur a 10-place grid penalty on Sunday."