McLaren-Honda has decided to voluntarily serve his 35 penalty position in the Grand Prix of Italy, to be able in Singapore to fully use the updated powerplant.
The Japanese manufacturer has upgraded the internal combustion engine of his machine with the aim of increasing the output power, while in Monza the updates only got Fernando Alonso and only on the first exercise.
So Honda installed on the car of the Spanish seventh internal combustion engine, the seventh unit MGU-K, ninth block turbocharger and MGU-H, the sixth and the fifth battery of the electronics module.
After the first workout, Fernando is going back to the old power plant, with which he went to Spa, to extend the life of the updated Assembly in Singapore.
So the team decided to voluntarily serve his penalty in Italy, where their pilots little chance to better prepare for the next Grand Prix.
Most likely, Alonso will complete before the first training session, so the mechanics had enough time to change the setup on his car.
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