Rosberg also handed gearbox penalty


Mercedes AMG F1 Team
1 September 2012 by Ryan Wood | M
          

Nico Rosberg joins Mark Webber with a five-place grid penalty thanks to a late gearbox change on his Mercedes.

The German will start five places lower than he qualifies after coming to halt at Pouhon during final practice. The team have confirmed the gearbox was at fault.

The team will now change the unit for a fresh one prior to qualifying.

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