Hamilton hit with 5-place grid penalty for gearbox change

SPIELBERG, Austria — Lewis Hamilton’s chances of winning the Austrian Grand Prix have been hit by a five-place grid penalty for an unauthorized gearbox change. Teams must use the same gearbox for six straight races but Hamilton’s Mercedes team made the change before reaching that requirement. The British driver is 14 points behind Ferrari’s Sebastian…

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