Kovalainen to drop five grid places after gearbox change

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Heikki Kovalainen is set to receive a five-place grid penalty from the Yas Marina race stewards after McLaren decided his car needed a new gearbox following Saturday's qualifying. Kovalainen, who had qualified in 13th, will now start Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from 18th.The Finn had looked strong during practice and the early stages of qualifying, but as he was preparing for his fast laps in Q2 his MP4-24 was struck by transmission problems.

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