Raikkonen penalised for impeding Rosberg

By on Saturday, March 23, 2013

Lotus F1 Team

Championship leader Kimi Raikkonen has been penalised for impeding Nico Rosberg during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Raikkonen has been handed a three place penalty meaning he drops to tenth place on the grid, having originally qualified in seventh.

The penalty elevates Jenson Button to seventh place on the grid, ahead of Adrian Sutil and Sergio Perez.

Rosberg qualified in sixth place.

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