Gearbox penalty for di Resta

September 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Monza, Sep 8 (IANS) Sahara Force India’s Paul di Resta received a five place grid penalty for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix here after opting to change his car’s gearbox.

According to international automobile federation (FIA) rules, each gearbox is required to last five consecutive races.

The British driver, currently 15th in the drivers’ championship on 28 points, finished third fastest with a time of 1:24.849 in the third and final practice Saturday.

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