June 30, 2018 / 4:26 PM / 22 days ago

Vettel handed three-place grid penalty in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria (Reuters) - Ferrari’s Formula One title contender Sebastian Vettel was handed a three-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after stewards ruled he had impeded Renault’s Carlos Sainz in qualifying.

F1 Formula One - Austrian Grand Prix - Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria - June 30, 2018 Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel reacts after qualifying in third place REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Vettel had qualified in third place, behind the two Mercedes of polesitter Valtteri Bottas and championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Ken Ferris

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