Again Alonso benefited by grid penalty for 2012 F1 title

2012 Formula 1 title battle will end at tomorrow race in Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos. At this time, again Fernando Alonso benefited by grid penalty.

Last Grand Prix at Austin Ferrari have triggered a five-place grid penalty for Felipe Massa that will move Fernando Alonso from the dirty side of the grid.

Pastor Maldonado qualified sixth on the Brazilian GP race grid, Formula 1 governing body FIA given a reprimand after missing a weight check during qualifying, and as it was his third of the year.

The Venezuelan has earned a 10-place grid penalty under Article 18.2 of the sporting regulations. The penalty emerged from three reprimands within a season.

The Spaniard initially took eighth place on the grid; penalty bonus gives him moves up from eighth on the grid to seventh. Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel, Felipe Massa, Nico Hulkenberg and Fernando Alonso completed the top seven in the grid.


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