Fines for the replacement of the engine not more than 15 positions
In the past some pilots, in particular, of McLaren-Honda, had a penalty of 30-50 positions for the replacement of elements of the power plant. Now any pilot can not lose more than 15 positions - a new rule has been approved by the world Motorsport Council of the FIA.In the new season every driver can use three sets of elements of the power plant. As before, for each subsequent item will be charged penalty 10 penalty position for the first element of the new set and 5 positions for the rest of the same set of elements. If the pilot during the race weekend will receive more than 15 penalty position, it will start last. If such pilots will be a few, the order will be determined by a time penalty.