Russian Grand Prix: Red Bull and Toro Rosso teams hit with grid penalties

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By Andrew Benson
Chief F1 writer
All four drivers in the Red Bull and Toro Rosso teams will be hit with grid fees in the Russian Grand Prix.
Engine partner Honda has chosen to fit all of four cars with engines to be sure they’re in the competitive shape for the following race in its home in Japan.
At Sochi, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Alexander Albon and Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly drop five places to the grid.
The Daniil Kvyat of toro Rosso will start at the rear because of his home race on Sunday.
The penalties are for exceeding the number of engine components for a year .
Kvyat penalty is since Honda is replacing five of their six constituent elements of his power-unit, the internal combustion motor, turbo, hybrid parts the MGU-K along with MGU-H and console electronic equipment. Only the battery in his car isn’t being replaced.
The automobiles of Verstappen, Albon and Gasly have been fitted with internal combustion engines, due to their history of engine changes this season differs.
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