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Spanish GP: Final starting grid after Vettel and Vergne penalties

Sebastian Vettel

Grid penalties for Sebastian Vettel and Jean-Eric Vergne mean slight changes to the Spanish Grand Prix starting order after qualifying.

A gearbox penalty for Vettel and Red Bull means the four-time F1 world champion will now start Sunday's race from 15th on the grid having been demoted five places.

Vergne, meanwhile, now lines up on the final row of the grid alongside Pastor Maldonado.

The Toro Rosso driver was handed a 10-place grid penalty after a right rear wheel came off his car during free practice on Friday.

Vergne starts ahead of Maldonado due to the Venezuelan having not set a time during qualifying thanks to his crash early in Q1.

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg start from the front row, while an in-form Daniel Ricciardo claimed third for Red Bull.

Revised grid:
Pos Driver Team/Car
1. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 2. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 3. Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault 4. Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 5. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 6. Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 7. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 8. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 9. Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 10. Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 11. Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 12. Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Renault 13. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 14. Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 15. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 16. Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 17. Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 18. Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 19. Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 20. Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 21. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Renault 22. Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault
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