McLaren rookie Kevin Magnussen has been fined 200 euros for speeding in pitlane during qualifying at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
It was handed to the Danish speedy when he clocked 61.1 kilometres per hour late on Saturday qualifying, just nudging over the 60 kph allowed for qualifying sessions.
(FIA)The Stewards, having received a report from the Race Director, have considered the following matter, determine a breach of the regulations has been committed by the competitor named below and Impose the penalty referred to.
No / Driver – 20 Kevin Magnussen
Competitor – McLaren Mercedes
Time – 17:00
Session – Qualifying
Fact – Pit Lane Speeding 61.1 km/h.
Offence – Breach of Article 30.12 of the FIA Formula One Sporting Regulations
Decision – The competitor (McLaren Mercedes) are fined €200.
Reason – Self Explanatory.