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[12 May 2013 | 2 Comments | 9,847 views]
Spanish GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

Another strategy driven race, this time it was Ferrari and Fernando Alonso who surprised many with a four-stop race which allowed them to push the tyres to their limits and comfortably hold-off the three-stopping Lotus of Kimi Raikkonen.

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[13 May 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,395 views]
Maldonado Seizes Maiden Victory

Race five. Winner number five. Team number five. He has had more than his fair share of critics since joining Williams but Pastor Maldonado had the last laugh with a sensational win in Spain. Beaten off the grid by local favourite, Fernando Alonso, Williams made a perfect strategy call in order to undercut the Ferrari…

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[13 May 2012 | 6 Comments | 2,930 views]
Maldonado Pole After Hamilton Penalised

Williams’ Pastor Maldonado pulled out a surprise front-row qualifying run in Spain with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso an almost equally surprising third. However, the Circuit de Catalunya had one more twist up its sleeve when the quickest man in qualifying, Lewis Hamilton pulled up shortly after the beating his rivals by almost six tenths of a second…

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[10 May 2012 | No Comment | 1,016 views]
The Grand Prix File: Spain

A city with its finger firmly on the pulse, Barcelona has always embraced style, bold design and all things new. And given that Spain’s passion for F1 has reached fever pitch, the grand prix brings out a carnival atmosphere. The circuit has been on the calendar since 1991 producing twelve different winners – Lewis Hamilton being the noticeable absentee from that last.

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[8 May 2012 | 7 Comments | 5,882 views]
Preview of the Spanish Grand Prix

Round Five of the 2012 Formula One season sees the teams heading to their first race of the year on European soil. The Circuit de Catalunya is a venue the teams know very well from winter testing. After eight days there earlier in the year, the teams will have a head start in preparing for this weekend’s race although they will still have to consider the higher track temperatures. There’s also the added intrigue of last week’s in-season test in Italy…

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[22 May 2011 | 5 Comments | 5,823 views]
Vettel Holds off Hamilton to Win

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton were in a class of their own as the two World Champions fought out the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton was right on the tail of Vettel in the closing stages, with the Red Bull supreme on the high speed corners and the McLaren holding an advantage on the straights. Vettel eventually held on to win, but Hamilton was just six tenths of a second behind him…