Five other drivers come into the Grand Prix with grid penalties. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg both have five-place drops for unscheduled gearbox changes, meaning the former goes from fourth to ninth, while the latter loses just four places (thanks to Vettel’s penalty being applied first) from second to sixth.
Meanwhile at the rear of the grid, Renault’s Jolyon Palmer, Manor’s Rio Haryanto and Sauber’s Felipe Nasr were all penalised three places for failing to slow sufficiently under yellow flags during the first phase of qualifying on Saturday.
Thus the grid for the Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2016 reads:
Hamilton, Hulkenberg; Button, Raikkonen; Ricciardo, Rosberg; Bottas, Verstappen; Vettel, Massa; Gutierrez, Wehrlein; Grosjean, Alonso; Sainz, Perez; Magnussen, Ericsson; Palmer, Haryanto; Nasr, Kvyat.