Sutil and Buemi to drop five places on Brazil grid
Toro Rossos Sebastien Buemi and Force Indias Adrian Sutil have both been handed five-place grid penalties for next months Brazilian Grand Prix.
FIA stewards decided Buemi caused an avoidable accident when he collided with Virgins Timo Glock at Turn Three on Lap 30 of Sundays Korean race. The Swiss driver has already apologised to Glock, saying: I braked late and locked the front wheels, so I could not turn and ended up going straight on and hitting Timo. I am sorry for him.
Sutil, meanwhile, was given the same penalty for colliding with BMW Saubers Kamui Kobayashi at Turn Four on Lap 47. Sutil was additionally fined $10,000 after admitting he had been aware of brake problems throughout the Yeongam race.
The Brazilian Grand Prix takes place at Interlagos from November 5-7.