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Alfa Romeo appeal penalties handed to Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi at German Grand Prix Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi were penalised at German Grand Prix Alfa Romeo pair given 30-second penalty each for clutch-related irregularities  The punishment meant that both drivers dropped out of the points places

By Alan Baldwin Reuters

Published: 16:59 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 16:59 BST, 1 August 2019

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Alfa Romeo have formally appealed stewards' decisions that dropped Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi out of the points at the German Grand Prix and extended Lewis Hamilton's overall Formula One lead.

Stewards handed the two drivers 30 second post-race penalties for clutch-related irregularities at the start at Hockenheim.

The penalties meant Raikkonen dropped from seventh to 12th and Giovinazzi from eighth to 13th while Mercedes' five-times world champion Hamilton moved up to ninth with his lead stretched to 41

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