Romain Grosjean has been hit with a complex penalty for using a number of sixth power unit components ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lotus has had to use a sixth internal combustion engine [ICE], turbocharger and MGU-H. The penalty for the changes would have amounted to a drop of 20 grid positions, but as this is the final race of the season, any grid penalty which is not used cannot be carried over to the next race.

As a result, the stewards have reiterated how the remaining grid positions are going to be applied in the form of race penalties.

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"Any remaining grid positions will be taken in the form of a time penalty during the race, in accordance with the following:

1-5 5 Second Time Penalty
6-10 10 Second Time Penalty
11-20 Drive-through Penalty
20+ 10 Second Stop and Go Penalty"

Grosjean sat out FP1 while Lotus junior driver Esteban Ocon made his race weekend debut for the team.