Penalty gives Liuzzi 10th place
and costs Alguersuari 1 point
The Force India F1 Team’s Tonio Liuzzi has been moved up to tenth position in today’s Belgian Grand Prix following a post-race drivethrough penalty handed to Toro Rosso’s Jaime Alguersuari for cutting a chicane while overtaking Tonio at the end of lap 42. The penalty elevates Tonio ahead of Alguersuari and gives him the final point available.
The result makes it a double points finish for the team and gives it an 18 points advantage over Williams.
Tonio Liuzzi commented, "I’m really pleased to be back in the points again this race for the first time since Canada. We’ve always been pushing really hard so to get a point here, and to make it a double points scoring finish for the team, is a really good reward for all the hard work we’ve done over the past few weeks."