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Russell set to get grid penalty after receiving new engine

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – OCTOBER 10: George Russell of Great Britain and Williams prepares to drive on the grid during the F1 Grand Prix of Turkey at Intercity Istanbul Park on October 10, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Mario Renzi – Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images)

George Russell is set to receive a grid drop penalty after Williams fitted a new engine on his Mercedes-powered car.


  • He will start the United States Grand Prix from the back of the field, alongside Sebastian Vettel.
  • This is the fourth engine Russell receives for the 2021 season. The “legal” limit is three, according to the rules by the FIA.
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