Engine penalties for both Williams 06 May 2006
Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg will both drop ten places on the grid for Sundays European Grand Prix after Williams decided to change the engines on their cars ahead of this afternoons qualifying session.
A problem with discovered with Webbers Cosworth V8 during Saturdays final practice at the Nurburgring and the team subsequently opted to also change Rosbergs engine as a precautionary measure.
The only consolation for the drivers is that Cosworth have taken the opportunity to fit the first of their upgraded 'Series 4' engines, which should provide improved pace for qualifying.
Rosberg and Webber finished 11th and 14th respectively in this mornings practice session. Williams' third driver Alexander Wurz topped the Friday times.