Eight British Formula 3 drivers penalised for yellow infringements in Nurburgring qualifying

Eight British Formula 3 drivers have been penalised for not respecting yellow flags during this morning's qualifying session at the Nurburgring

Eight British Formula 3 drivers penalised for yellow infringements in Nurburgring qualifying

Hitech's Antonio Felix da Costa, Pedro Nunes and Kotaro Sakurai, Double R team-mates Scott Pye and Pipo Derani, T-Sport's Yann Cunha, Sino Vison's Hywel Lloyd, and Fortec's Fahmi Ilyas have all been hit with grid penalties for setting quick times while yellow flags were out when Sino Vision's Adderly Fong went off at Turn 6 early on in the session.

Da Costa, Nunes, Sakurai, Pye, Derani, Lloyd and Ilyas have all been demoted five places on the grid for today's opening race, while Cunha has been handed a 10-place grid penalty.

The penalties do not affect the grid for tomorrow's 40-minute feature race.

Revised race one grid: Pos Driver Team/Car Time 1. Kevin Magnussen Carlin Dallara-VW 1m53.396s 2. Felipe Nasr Carlin Dallara-VW 1m53.601s 3. Jazeman Jaafar Carlin Dallara-VW 1m53.611s 4. Carlos Huertas Carlin Dallara-VW 1m53.863s 5. Rupert Svendsen-Cook Carlin Dallara-VW 1m54.231s 6. Will Buller Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m54.343s 7. Lucas Foresti Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m54.375s 8. Harry Tincknell Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m54.449s 9. Antonio Felix da Costa Hitech Dallara-VW 1m53.766s * 10. Pietro Fantin Hitech Dallara-VW 1m54.598s 11. Jack Harvey Carlin Dallara-VW 1m54.715s 12. Menasheh Idafar T-Sport Dallara-VW 1m55.478s 13. Bart Hylkema T-Sport Dallara-Mugen 1m56.024s 14. Adderly Fong Sino Vision Dallara-Merc 2m12.400s 15. Pedro Nunes Hitech Dallara-VW 1m54.473s * 16. Pipo Derani Double R Dallara-Merc 1m54.512s * 17. Scott Pye Double R Dallara-Merc 1m54.568s * 18. Hywel Lloyd Sino Vision Dallara-Merc 1m54.782s * 19. Fahmi Ilyas Fortec Dallara-Merc 1m55.419s * 20. Kotaro Sakurai Hitech Dallara-Mugen 1m57.086s * 21. Yann Cunha T-Sport Dallara-VW 1m55.976s ** * Five-place grid penalty, ** 10-place grid penalty 
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