McLaren, Sauber fined for pit incidents
|By Pablo Elizalde||Sunday, July 10th 2011, 16:59 GMT|
The McLaren and Sauber teams have been fined for the unsafe releases of Jenson Button and Kamui Kobayashi during pitstops in the British Grand Prix.
Button's team was given a €5,000 fine, while Sauber will have to pay €20,000 added to Kobayashi receiving a spot-and-go penalty for his unsafe release during the race.
The Japanese driver was released in front of Pastor Maldonado and damaged one of Force India's air hoses in the process.
Button retired from the event after his front right tyre was not attached properly to his car.