Lewis Hamilton was stripped of his fastest qualifying time in the final phase of qualifying, after race stewards ruled he had jumped the chicane to set his lap time, Lewis Hamilton was demoted to ninthwhich was enough to place him seventh for tomorrow’s race.

The result sees the McLaren driver dumped to ninth on the grid, with his session already compromised after the accident involving Sergio Pérez.

[Original image via LAT]

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Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.