Pic gets five-place gearbox penalty
16 November 2013 – Charles Pic has been handed a five-place grid penalty for the United States Grand Prix, the Caterham driver forced into a gearbox change after the opening day in Austin.
Pic, who has failed to qualify higher than 18th this season, is now likely to start from the back of the grid. He was also hit with a gearbox penalty at the German Grand Prix.
Qualifying at the Circuit of The Americas gets underway at 12pm local time (GMT -6).