Leclerc gets grid penalty for Silverstone

Leclerc gets grid penalty for Silverstone

3 July 2016 – GP3 Series leader Charles Leclerc has been handed a five-place grid penalty for the next round of the championship in Britain.

Leclerc collided with Arden's Tatiana Calderón during a wet second race in Austria and was deemed to have "not driven in accordance to the wet conditions".

Leclerc, who won the opening race of the weekend, leads the standings by five points, ahead of ART team-mate Alexander Albon.

Jenzer's Akash Nandy has also been handed a five-place grid penalty for Silverstone after exceeding the pit lane speed limit.

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