Posted July 21, 2012 on AP on Fox

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 01: Second placed Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing drives during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on November 1, 2009 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Red Bull driver Mark Webber was given an automatic five-place grid penalty at the German Grand Prix for a gearbox change. Webber has won two races this season, including the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, England, two weeks ago, and is second in the driver standings, 13 points behind Fernando Alonso. The penalty will drop Webber five places from whatever position he secures in Saturday's qualifying. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg and Romain Grosjean of Lotus also picked up five-place penalties for gearbox changes.
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