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Alonso gets engine upgrade... and penalty

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29/09/2016

Fernando Alonso is to have an updated power unit in Malaysia this weekend... with resultant grid penalty.

The update, which is understood to involve modifications to the exhaust and a lighter engine block, see the Japanese manufacturer use up two or its three remaining tokens.

The Spaniard will therefore use a new ICE (internal combustion engine), turbocharger, MGU-H and control electronics this weekend, which, while putting him at the back of the grid, should add to his stockpile - a move that will be outlawed next season - and get him to the end of the season.

Alonso, who will now be on his eighth ICE of the season, seventh turbocharger, sixth MGU-H and sixth control electronics, will also have access to updated parts that he will be evaluating during Friday's sessions.

Check out our Thursday gallery from Sepang, here.

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