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Brawn drivers among five hit with Suzuka grid penalties 03 Oct 2009

Buemi touches the grass and gets all over the place, hitting the barrier leaving his front wing in the middle of the track, threatening to cause problems for those still running

Brawn GP’s Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello, Force India’s Adrian Sutil, Renault’s Fernando Alonso and Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi will all drop five places on the grid for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.

The first four drivers were penalised by Suzuka race stewards for failing to slow adequately when yellow flags were shown following Buemi's accident near the end of Saturday's Q2 qualifying session.

The accident littered the circuit with debris and Buemi was also reprimanded for impeding other drivers and driving back to the pits with a damaged car.

Sutil had qualified fourth, Barrichello fifth, Button seventh, Buemi 10th and Alonso 12th. The full provisional grid will be published by the FIA on Sunday morning.