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Hamilton handed 20-second time penalty 29 May 2011

Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4/26 crashes with Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams FW33.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6,  Monaco Grand Prix, Race, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Sunday, 29 May 2011 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4/26 crashes with Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams FW33.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6,  Monaco Grand Prix, Race, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Sunday, 29 May 2011

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton has had 20 seconds added to his race time by the Monaco race stewards. Hamilton was handed the penalty for causing a collision with the Williams of Pastor Maldonado during the closing stages of the Monte Carlo race.

Even with the additional seconds added to his race time, Hamilton will keep his sixth-place finishing position as he was the last driver on the lead lap. His team mate Jenson Button, meanwhile, finished the race in third.

Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi was also investigated by the stewards after the race for a passing move on Force India’s Adrian Sutil. Kobayashi was handed a reprimand and keeps his fifth place.

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