Sebastian Vettel will get a five-place grid penalty at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix for fitting a new gearbox as a result of his team introducing their new car.
The German's unlucky start to the season, where he was forced out of three of the first four races after getting caught up in first lap accidents, also looks set to have impacted on his first event with the STR3.
Vettel's first finish of the year in Turkey had the misfortune of coming on the eve of the introduction of the Scuderia Toro Rosso's new car, which uses a completely different gearbox to last year's updated STR2B.
That means that although the gearbox Vettel used in Turkey had completed just two events, he has no choice but to run with a new unit for the STR3 in Monaco - forcing the penalty on him.
Teammate Sebastien Bourdais will escape the penalty after failing to finish the Turkish Grand Prix.
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