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Maldonado and Alguersuari handed time penalties 13 Nov 2011

Maldonado almost collides with another wall as he evades some faster cars With Alonso catching, Hamilton tries to get the message to Alguersuari to get out of the way

Williams’ Pastor Maldonado and Toro Rosso’s Jaime Alguersuari have been given post-race time penalties by the Abu Dhabi stewards. Both were punished for ignoring blue flags during Sunday’s Grand Prix at Yas Marina.

Alguersuari was handed a drive-through penalty, but as it was awarded after the race the Spaniard instead had 20 seconds added to his race time.

Maldonado, meanwhile, had already received a drive-through penalty for ignoring blue flags earlier in the race and so was given a stop-go penalty for his second offence. As it too was awarded post-race, it was converted into 30 seconds added to the Venezuelan’s race time.

Maldonado’s and Alguersuari’s 14th and 15th place finishes are unaffected by the penalties.

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