Raikkonen handed three-place grid penalty for impeding 23 Mar 2013
Lotuss Kimi Raikkonen will drop three places on the grid for Sundays 2013 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix after stewards decided he had impeded Mercedes Nico Rosberg during qualifying in Kuala Lumpur.
Raikkonen had finished seventh fastest in the rain-hit Sepang session, but will now start the race from tenth, meaning McLarens Jenson Button, Force Indias Adrian Sutil and Sergio Perez in the second McLaren all move up a place to seventh, eighth and ninth respectively.
The stewards found that Rosberg, who qualified sixth, had been unnecessarily hindered by Raikkonen between Turns 12 and 15.
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