McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandorn with the big share of probability will start the Grand Prix of Mexico from the tail of the starting grid due to high penalties for changing elements of the power plant Honda.
In Mexico city on the car of the Spaniard will set new internal combustion engine, the motor-generator MGU-H and the turbocharger, which is equivalent to the loss of 20 seats for the start of the race on the circuit behalf of the brothers Rodriguez.
The car Vandorn will install a new power plant as a whole, which will lead to a fine of 35 positions on the starting grid.
“In Mexico we get the penalty, because we know how difficult it will be for us this weekend, said Vandorn. – I want to note that we had originally planned the replacement of elements of the power plant to Mexico to avoid the penalty on the last two stages of the season.
I will be fined in full – on 35 seats. I hope that this penalty will be the last season.”
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