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Five second penalties given to SC speeders

Fernando Alonso and Nico Rosberg main benefactors after stewards penalise nine drivers post-Valencia.
The stewards have announced that all nine drivers that broke safety car rules during the European Grand Prix will receive five second penalties.

Jenson Button, Rubens Barrichello, Nico Hulkenberg, Robert Kubica, Vitaly Petrov, Adrian Sutil, Vitantonio Liuzzi, Sebastien Buemi and Pedro de la Rosa were all deemed to have gone too fast under safety car conditions following Mark Webber's nasty crash.

However in terms of the end classification, only two of those drivers lose points as a result - namely Buemi, who drops from eighth to ninth and de la Rosa, who now finishes 12th instead of 10th.

Fernando Alonso and Nico Rosberg are the two main benefactors, the former moving up from ninth to eighth, while the latter goes from twelfth to tenth.

Felipe Massa, Jaime Alguersuari and Michael Schumacher also move up and now finish eleventh, 13th and 15th respectively, at the expense of Vitaly Petrov and Vitantonio Liuzzi.

Virgin's Timo Glock meanwhile was penalised too, after he ignored the blue flags while battling with Bruno Senna. The 20-second penalty he received drops him one place to 19th, behind Karun Chandhok.

To see the revised result from the European Grand Prix at Valencia: CLICK HERE NOW.

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Race, Jenson Button (GBR), McLaren  Mercedes, MP4-25
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EvenRawerDawg - Unregistered

June 27, 2010 7:28 PM

Excellent decision. At least this once, the moral of the "punishment" is clear: keep racing! You know ofcourse that I am talking about Alonso, who, indeed, was hoping to be catapulted to a podium. Poor whining fellow. Fernando, harden your nuts and start burning some real rubber! You have it in you man to be legitimately duking for win podiums! Stop weeping lap after lap on the radio about Lewis and then getting your **** wiped clean by Kobayashi on the penultimate lap! Get Lewis outa your head and stop waiting for FIA to hand you wins. Go out and get 'em yourself as you are fully capable of doing!

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