2021 Used F1 Power Unit Elements

2021 Used F1 Power Unit Elements

Power unit elements

On this page you can see how many power unit elements each driver has in his car during the 2021 Formula 1 season.

The amount of used F1 power unit elements that are allowed to each car during the season is limited. During the 2021 season teams are allowed to use 3 ICE, 3 TC, 3 MGU-H, 3 MGU-K, 2 ES and 2 CE units per car without penalty. When the use exceeds these amount of power unit elements the driver of that car will receive grid penalties in the following race.

The used power unit elements in the sheet below are the up to date number of current elements used on each car before practice for the 2021 Russian F1 Sprint.

  • 5 Sep. - Because Sergio Perez car is the first to use more than 4 ICE's, he will be the first to receive a 10 places grid penalty.
  • 10 Sep. - Valtteri Bottas is the second driver who gets a fourth engine. Mercedes has fitted a new unit before qualifying of the Italian sprint race.
  • 23 Sep. - Pierre Gasly's car gets fitted with a fourth engine.

2021 Used Power Unit Elements

44Lewis HamiltonMercedesMercedes3333223
77Valtteri BottasMercedesMercedes4444234
33Max VerstappenRed BullHonda3333226
11Sergio PérezRed BullHonda4444446
3Daniel RicciardoMcLarenMercedes3332223
4Lando NorrisMcLarenMercedes3333225
18Lance StrollAston MartinMercedes3332223
5Sebastian VettelAston MartinMercedes3333224
14Fernando AlonsoAlpineRenault3323228
31Esteban OconAlpineRenault3333228
16Charles LeclercFerrariFerrari3332225
55Carlos Sainz Jr.FerrariFerrari3332226
22Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauriHonda3333335
10Pierre GaslyAlphaTauriHonda4444337
7Kimi RäikkönenAlfa RomeoFerrari3332226
99Antonio GiovinazziAlfa RomeoFerrari3332226
9Nikita MazepinHaasFerrari3332225
47Mick SchumacherHaasFerrari3332225
63George RussellWilliamsMercedes3332223
6Nicholas LatifiWilliamsMercedes3332223

ICE = Internal Combustion Engine (max. 3 without penalty)
TC = Turbo Charger (max. 3 without penalty)
MGU-H = Motor Generator Unit Heat (max. 3 without penalty)
MGU-K = Motor Generator Unit Kinetic (max. 3 without penalty)
ES = Energy Store (max. 2 without penalty)
CE = Control Electronics (max. 2 without penalty)
EX = Engine EXhaust system (max. 8 without penalty)

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