Ericsson to start from pit lane

By on Sunday, July 20, 2014
Caterham F1 Team

Caterham F1 Team

Marcus Ericsson must start the German Grand Prix from the pit lane after a Parc Ferme violation by Caterham.

Caterham 'failed to cover and seal car 9 at 18:39 [on Saturday],' according to the Stewards.

The Swede, who qualified in last place following a hydraulics issue on Saturday, must also serve a 10 second stop and go penalty within the opening three laps of the race.

'The reason for the dual penalties is to serve as a disincentive to a breach of Parc Ferme resulting in unsupervised access and significant extra time to work on a car Qualifying and the Race', concluded the Stewards.


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