SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Daniel Ricciardo’s run of five successive podium places looks in danger of ending after the gearbox on his car was replaced ahead of the British Grand Prix, incurring an automatic five-place grid penalty.
Gearboxes must last for six races and the one in Ricciardo’s Red Bull, which was swapped out before Saturday’s final practice, had not done so.
Won - Azerbaijan - June - Austria - Weeks
The Australian won in Azerbaijan in late June and finished third in Austria two weeks ago.
It was his second grid penalty of the season, after a similar five-place drop in his home race in Melbourne in March. He started...
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