Belgian GP

Verstappen set engine-change grid penalty for Belgian GP

Max Verstappen is set to take a grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix following an engine change.

Toro Rosso’s chief race engineer Phil Charles confirmed that, Verstappen need a new engine for this weekend’s race at Spa-Francorchamps.

“As for the race, we will need to understand the tyres well and work on a good strategy, especially for Max now, as he will have to pick-up a grid penalty for changing his engine,” Charles said.

“It’s a pity, being this his home grand prix, but this is racing and we’re looking forward to the challenge!”

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