Mercedes have confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will start the Brazilian Grand Prix from the pit lane.
Lewis Hamilton crashed the car in the first segment of qualifying the Grand Prix of Brazil
Lewis broke his W08 on the first fast lap in qualifying, losing control of the car in the second sector. The car flew into the barrier at Laranjinha, the result of which was badly damaged left front suspension.
As Hamilton had passed no one fast lap, that meant he will start from 20th place, regardless of penalties to other drivers.
In the Mercedes decided to break the rule of the closed Park to install the new parts on the car four-time world champion, including the new power plant. Thus, he will start Sunday’s race from the pit lane.
Text online broadcast of the qualification of Grand Prix of Brazil with photos you can view on our website.
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