The Hispania Racing squad’s already-depleted coffers will take further pain at the Korean Grand Prix, with the race stewards fining the team $5,000 for an incident involving Sakon Yamamoto during Friday practice.

The pit crew released the Japanese driver from his garage with a tyre warmer still attached, and his crew breached several articles of the Sporting Regulations when they scampered to the pit exit to recover the tyre blanket.

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