Romain Grosjean will compete in German Grand Prix Sunday race five place lower than he qualifying place. Following Lotus team decides Grosjean’s troubled gear box change.
In last Grand Prix at Silverstone, Lotus speedy encountered an issue with his gearbox, and team decodes to change his gear box.
Lotus F1 technical director James Allison said: “It was a gearbox problem and we are very fortunate that Romain didn’t have the problem earlier in the race.
“Unfortunately for Romain it means he’ll take a five place grid penalty at Hockenheim, but he certainly showed at Silverstone that dropping down the order won’t stop him challenging at the sharp end.”
“We need to put everything together,” he said. “We’ve been saying that for a while now, but I’m sure it’s going to come. If we can manage a good qualifying – in the front two rows – then I’m sure we can get the win.”
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