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20/04/2012

Hartley issued with five place grid penalty

Hartley issued with five place grid penalty

Brendon Hartley handed grid penalty after incident in Bahrain qualifying

Ocean Racing Technology's Brendon Hartley has been issued with a five place grid penalty following an incident in qualifying with Giedo van der Garde (Caterham Racing).

The stewards found Hartley guilty of causing a collision with van der Garde which resulted in the qualifying session being red flagged after an accident between the two occurred at the final corner. 

Hartley will now start from the back of the grid, dropping from P21 to P26.

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