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F1 NEWS 

Sergio Perez to get five-place grid penalty for gearbox change

Sergio Perez will lose five places on the grid for the Australian Grand Prix after a gearbox change following qualifying.

The Sauber driver qualified in 17th position after he was unable to complete a timed lap in Q2 due to a problem with his car's gearbox.

Sauber has been forced to replace the faulty gearbox, meaning Perez will drop down to 22nd on the grid for tomorrow's race.

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