Stats: Power unit component usage after eight races

Friday 04th July 2014, 10:55 by TF1T Staff 

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With the increased focus on reliability and durability in 2014, keeping an eye on the number of power unit components throughout the season could prove key to any championship hopes.

Should a driver exceed the allocation of any of the components below - of which they get five per season - then they will be hit with a grid penalty.

Should a driver use a sixth component for the first time, they will be hit with a ten-place grid penalty. A five-place penalty will be applied to any sixth component after that and so on.

Both Red Bull drivers have changed their ICE, TC, MGU-K and MGU-H, whilst Sebastian Vettel is now on his fourth Control Electronics, as is Caterham's Kamui Kobayashi.

Here are the latest statistics concerning use ahead of the British Grand Prix.

ICE - Internal Combustion Engine
TC - Turbo Charger
MGU-K - Motor Generator Energy-Kinetic
MGU-H - Motor Generator Energy-Heat
ES - Energy Store
CE - Control Electronics

#DriverTeamICETCMGU-KMGU-HESCE
01 S. Vettel Red Bull 4 4 3 4 2 4
02 D. Ricciardo Red Bull 3 3 3 3 2 2
03 L. Hamilton Mercedes 3 3 3 3 3 3
04 N. Rosberg Mercedes 3 3 3 3 3 3
05 F. Alonso Ferrari 3 3 3 3 3 3
06 K. Raikkonen Ferrari 3 3 3 4 3 3
07 R. Grosjean Lotus 3 3 3 2 2 3
08 P. Maldonado Lotus 4 4 4 4 2 3
09 J. Button McLaren 3 3 3 3 2 2
10 K. Magnussen McLaren 3 3 3 3 2 2
11 N. Hulkenberg Force India 3 3 3 3 2 2
12 S. Perez Force India 3 3 3 3 2 2
13 A. Sutil Sauber 3 3 3 3 3 3
14 E. Gutierrez Sauber 3 3 3 3 3 3
15 J. Vergne Toro Rosso 3 3 3 2 2 3
16 D. Kvyat Toro Rosso 4 4 4 3 2 2
17 F. Massa Williams 3 3 3 3 2 3
18 V. Bottas Williams 3 3 3 3 2 2
19 J. Bianchi Marussia 4 4 3 4 2 2
20 M. Chilton Marussia 3 3 3 3 3 3
21 K. Kobayashi Caterham 2 2 2 2 3 4
22 M. Ericsson Caterham 2 2 2 2 2 3

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