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SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium -- Lewis Hamilton thinks Formula Ones grid penalties are far too technical for the average fan to understand and has suggested a simple solution is a return to V10 or V12 engines. Warren Moon Jersey .Hamilton has been hit with a 55-place grid penalty this weekend following multiple engine changes by Mercedes. The first was always inevitable after a spate of engine troubles early in the season, with Mercedes then effectively taking further changes this weekend to stockpile fresh engines for the world champion to avoid future penalties in 2016.The FIA regulations split the V6 turbos into six components, with drivers allowed five of each per season before incurring penalties. Changing each component beyond that amount leads to a separate penalty.This changes this weekend mean Hamilton has used eight turbochargers and eight MGU-Hs, as well as six internal combustion engines and MGU-Ks. The world champion thinks the average fan would struggle to explain what some of those components actually are.What do I think to the actual rule? The fact that we have six components to the actual engine and mismatch, its just that I dont think is great, Hamilton said. I was watching the qualifying session and they [the TV cameras] went to Fernando [Alonso] and it said five, five, five, five, five, five [used components], but I asked him and he said he was on his sixth at least or maybe more.They had it for some other people which it wasnt correct, and the people watching it dont care about that -- its far too technical, far too complicated. Most people watching dont know what an MGU-H is and dont bloody care!And it doesnt sound good, the engines dont sound good, do they? I still look online and watch old races of the old cars and its sounding great, and I miss that. One day I hope they come back to that and simplify it -- a V12 or a V10!The size of Hamiltons penalty -- 55 places on a grid consisting of 22 slots -- has confused many observers. The FIAs penalties are handed out on an endless grid, with anything greater than 20 places effectively a back row start. Each change must be given a corresponding penalty as per the rules.Hamiltons former teammate Jenson Button thinks F1 should stop talking about the number when it exceeds a certain amount.Asked if he felt it was unfair that drivers were punished for engine changes, Button said: I think the number just shouldnt be there. We should obviously get penalised... if we go over the amount of engines were supposed to use, or the other parts, we should get penalised.Someone asked me does this mean you get another penalty? [in the race] -- it doesnt. Thats why Mercedes have put three engines in this weekend. So the figures are pointless and I dont think we should bother talking about them anymore. But I think we should get penalties for using too many engines, yes.Though Mercedes has used a quirk in the regulations to effectively ensure Hamilton will not get any more grid penalties this year, team boss Toto Wolff has revealed the team had pushed for that loophole to be closed ahead of the 2016 season.Last year, we had a race where Jenson [Button] took 52 places which was so ridiculous that we brought forward a regulation that said you cannot stockpile engines so, if you use more than one engine on a given race weekend, that shouldnt be happening.Its sad that the regulation proposal wasnt accepted by the other teams so, this time around, we did the same thing and decided to take more engines on board and put them on stock. The system is far from perfect, and sounds a bit ridiculous. Eric Weems Jersey . "Trying to breathe," he said with a grin. Bernier stopped 42 of 43 shots on Monday night, including all 22 in a hectic middle frame, his heroic performance propelling the Leafs toward an undue point in their final game before the Christmas break. Austin Johnson Jersey . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. . They reached the 100-point plateau for the fourth time in five games, bested the visiting Trail Blazers by 34 in the paint and scored 19 of the final 25 points in regulation. RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will start Sunday against the New York Jets despite a knee sprain.Coach Pete Carroll said Friday that Wilson made it through the week of practices with no setbacks.Wilson missed the first snap of his career due to injury last weekend after getting pulled down by San Franciscos Eli Harold, spraining the MCL in Wilsons left knee. Its the second injury Wilson has dealt with this season after spraining his right ankle in the opener against Miami.He made it through and had his best week since the first week when he tweaked his ankle, Carroll said. He looked really good.Tight end Jimmy Graham was listed as questionable but is expected to play. Graham sat out Thursdays practice due to back spasms but participated fully Friday. Carroll said he sees Graham as being fully back and without restrictions after getting extensive playing time the past two weeks.Hes had a great return. Hes really game ready to go now, Carroll said.Seattle is expected to see the regular-season debut of rookie guard Germain Ifedi against the Jets. Ifedi missed the first three games due to an ankle sprain suffered just before the season opener. Rishard Matthews Jersey. Ifedi went through a full week of practice and is likely to start at right guard.Carroll was cautious about the status of rookie tight end Nick Vannett, linebacker Mike Morgan and defensive tackle Jarran Reed.Vannett is still working back from a sprained ankle suffered in the preseason but has a chance to play this week.Carroll said Morgan could play but is dealing with a sports hernia, while Reed had a hip issue arise during Thursdays practice. Reed sat out Friday and was listed as questionable.Carroll gave no guarantees about newly acquired running back C.J. Spiller, only saying he can play against the Jets but not confirming whether he will.(Its) pretty exciting to get a guy like that. ... He had a good week. Well see where he fits in when we get to game time, Carroll said.---AP NFL website: and Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '