2010 Belgian Grand Prix: Provisional Grid

Following the news that Timo Glock was given a five-place grid penalty for impeding the HRT of Sakon Yamamoto, it has been announced that Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi will also start three places further back, for a similar incident with Nico Rosberg.

Taking in to account the earlier penalties given to the Mercedes duo of Rosberg and Schumacher, tomorrow’s grid will provisionally line up like this:

Pos Driver         Team        Time
1.  Webber         Red Bull    1:45.778
2.  Hamilton       McLaren     1:45.863
3.  Kubica         Renault     1:46.100
4.  Vettel         Red Bull    1:46.127
5.  Button         McLaren     1:46.206
6.  Massa          Ferrari     1:46.314
7.  Barrichello    Williams    1:46.602
8.  Sutil          Force India 1:46.659
9.  Hulkenberg     Williams    1:47.053
10. Alonso         Ferrari     1:47.441
11. Alguersuari    Toro Rosso  1:48.267
12. Liuzzi         Force India 1:48.680
13. Kovalainen     Lotus       1:50.980
14. Rosberg*       Mercedes    1:47.885
15. Trulli         Lotus       2:01.491
16. Buemi**        Toro Rosso  1:49.209
17. Kobayashi      Sauber      2:02.284
18. Senna          HRT         2:03.612
19. Yamamoto       HRT         2:03.941
20. Glock***       Virgin      1:52.049
21. Schumacher**** Mercedes    1:47.874
22. de la Rosa     Sauber      2:05.294
23. di Grassi      Virgin      2:18.754
23. Petrov         Renault     No Time

*Demoted 5 places for gearbox change
**Demoted 3 places for impeding Rosberg
***Demoted 5 places for blocking Sakon Yamamoto
****Demoted 10 places as a result of a stewards’ decision in the aftermath of the Hungarian Grand Prix

Grid subject to change.