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Vettel receives time penalty, demoted to fifth

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has been handed a 20-second time penalty by the stewards in Germany for his pass on McLaren’s Jenson Button during the closing stages of Sunday’s race. Vettel had finished the Hockenheim event in second, but the addition of the penalty leaves him fifth in the results.

Pastor Maldonado penalised over Lewis Hamilton clash

Williams’ Pastor Maldonado has had 20 seconds added to his race time by the European Grand Prix stewards after colliding with McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton on the penultimate lap in Valencia. As a result of the penalty, Maldonado drops from 10th to 12th in the final classification.

Silverstone penalties for Kobayashi and Vergne

Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi and Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne have both been handed grid penalties for the next round of the season in Great Britain after causing collisions in Valencia on Sunday.
Kobayashi will be demoted five places on the grid, following his coming together with the Ferrari of Felipe Massa.

FIA discussing cost control with teams

Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has confirmed it is in talks with teams over potential changes to the sport’s technical regulations aimed at further reducing the cost of competing in the sport.
In a statement released following Friday’s meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Paris, the FIA said the intention was “to help all teams participate in the Championship in a fair and equal manner.”

Michael Schumacher handed five-place grid penalty for Monaco

Mercedes’ Michael Schumacher has been punished by the Spanish stewards for his collision with Williams' Bruno Senna during Sunday's Barcelona race. Schumacher receives a five-place grid penalty for the next round in Monaco.

FIA to enforce Pirelli camber recommendations

The FIA has informed teams at Monza that they must adhere to Pirelli's recommended camber limits or risk being in breach of regulations. It follows concerns over blistering at the last round in Belgium, where some teams exceeded the official tyre suppliers recommendations.

FIA confirms calendar for 2012

The FIA has released a confirmed calendar for the 2012 season following a fax vote by members of the World Motor Sport Council. The addition of the United States round makes for a 20-race season, which will get underway in Australia on March 18. The season finale will take place in Brazil on November 25.

Buemi handed five-place grid penalty for Hungary

Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi has been punished by the German race stewards for his collision with Renault’s Nick Heidfeld during Sunday’s Nurburgring race. Buemi receives a five-place grid penalty for the next round in Hungary.

McLaren and Sauber handed pit-stop fines

The McLaren and Sauber teams have both been fined for unsafe pit-stop releases during Sunday’s race at Silverstone.

FIA could abandon diffuser clampdown if teams agree

Although the new restrictions on off-throttle blown diffusers will remain in place for this weekend’s British round, the FIA have said they are prepared to drop them for the rest of the season if all the teams can agree on the move.

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2012 Race Drivers

Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Lewis Hamilton
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Paul di Resta
Nico Hulkenberg
Kamui Kobayashi
Sergio Perez
Daniel Ricciardo
Jean-Eric Vergne
Pastor Maldonado
Bruno Senna
Heikki Kovalainen
Vitaly Petrov
Pedro de la Rosa
Narain Karthikeyan
Timo Glock
Charles Pic

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