Räikkönen gives up title fight

Räikkönen gives up title fight

After another disappointing race McLaren driver Kimi Räikkönen rules himself out of the title fight. Räikkönen finished fifth on Sunday during the Spanish Grand Prix, scoring four points.
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2006 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 15 May 2006

  2. Räikkönen gives up title fight 16:39

    Räikkönen gives up title fight

    After another disappointing race McLaren driver Kimi Räikkönen rules himself out of the title fight. Räikkönen finished fifth on Sunday during the Spanish…

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  3. Montoya  believes TC caused spin 12:43

    Montoya believes TC caused spin

    Juan Pablo Montoya believes a problem with his traction control caused his spin on Sunday that took him out of the race. Montoya spun his McLaren in turn two…

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  4. Sunday 14 May 2006

  5. Mixed feelings at Midland 19:03

    Mixed feelings at Midland

    A broken front wing brought Christijan Albers' race to an end on the 48th lap of the Spanish Grand Prix. Christijan attempted to nurse the car home, but was…

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  6. Honda happy with double-points finish 18:56

    Honda happy with double-points finish

    Honda secured a two car points finish in today's Spanish Grand Prix after Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello finished the race in 6th and 7th positions. The…

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  7. Ferrari look for performance boost 18:48

    Ferrari look for performance boost

    Ferrari is looking for a performance gain before the Monaco Grand Prix after Michael Schumacher could not match Fernando Alonso and finished second in today's…

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  8. Renault celebrates return to top step 18:26

    Renault celebrates return to top step

    Renault scored its second double podium finish of the 2006 season this afternoon, as Fernando Alonso won the Spanish Grand Prix from pole position, while…

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  9. Toyota puts team mate clash down to racing incident 18:13

    Toyota puts team mate clash down to racing incident

    Toyota suffered a difficult afternoon's work in today's Spanish Grand Prix. Both Ralf Schumacher and Jarno Trulli qualified on the front four rows but both were…

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  10. Sato makes finish for Super Aguri 18:03

    Sato makes finish for Super Aguri

    Super Aguri's Takuma Sato brought home his SA05 to finish today's Spanish Grand Prix in 17th position. It was a disappointing end to Franck Montagny's weekend…

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  11. McLaren disappointed with fifth 17:58

    McLaren disappointed with fifth

    Kimi Raikkonen finished fifth in today's 66-laps Spanish Grand Prix. Juan Pablo Montoya retired from the race on lap 18 after spinning at turn two and getting…

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  12. Heidfeld makes point for BMW 17:50

    Heidfeld makes point for BMW

    Nick Heidfeld finished eighth in the Spanish Grand Prix and this result means the new BMW Sauber F1 Team has now collected world championship points from four…

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  13. Red Bulls struggle to flag 17:42

    Red Bulls struggle to flag

    Red Bull Racing's David Coulthard and Christian Klien struggled to the flag in today's Spanish Grand Prix finishing fourteenth and thirteenth respectively. It…

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  14. Williams miss out on points 17:34

    Williams miss out on points

    Both WilliamsF1 cars finished he Spanish Grand Prix but didn't score any points. Webber came home in ninth and Rosberg in eleventh. "It's obviously a pretty…

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  15. Double DNF for Toro Rosso 17:25

    Double DNF for Toro Rosso

    Both Toro Rossos failed to finish the Spanish Grand Prix today. "I think it was a mistake to start the race on used tyres, as we could not match the others on…

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  16. Home win is best ever F1 moment - Alonso 16:57

    Home win is best ever F1 moment - Alonso

    Winning today's Spanish Grand Prix was the best moment of his career, an elated Fernando Alonso said. The Spaniard led from start to finish to stop Michael…

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  17. Dominant Alonso parades to home win 16:24

    Dominant Alonso parades to home win

    Fernando Alonso dominated his home Grand Prix and comprehensively beat Michael Schumacher to the chequered flag. Schumacher managed to dispatch Fisichella but…

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  18. 12:32

    Photos - Sunday in Barcelona

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  19. Saturday 13 May 2006

  20. 20:20

    Photos - Saturday in Barcelona

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  21. Toro Rossos struggle 18:23

    Toro Rossos struggle

    Scuderia Toro Rosso struggled in qualifying at Barcelona. Liuzzi qualified sixteenth ahead of Speed in seventeenth and joked the only way he could have gone…

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  22. McLaren laments dismal qualifying 18:14

    McLaren laments dismal qualifying

    McLaren drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya will start tomorrow's Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya from ninth and 12th position…

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  23. Ferrari confident starting from second row 18:07

    Ferrari confident starting from second row

    Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa qualified their Ferraris in third and fourth for the Spanish Grand Prix. "Both our drivers did well," said Ferrari…

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  24. Super Aguris happy with progress 17:54

    Super Aguris happy with progress

    Super Aguri driver Takuma Sato set a respectable lap time during this morning's free practice session that placed him firmly between the Midland F1 cars on the…

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  25. Renault celebrates front row 17:49

    Renault celebrates front row

    Renault took first and second positions on the grid for the Spanish Grand Prix this afternoon, with World Champion Fernando Alonso taking pole position at his…

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  26. Toyotas find form at Barcelona 17:36

    Toyotas find form at Barcelona

    Toyota heads into tomorrow's Spanish Grand Prix with high hopes after securing two spots in the top seven of the grid. Today's qualifying session took place on…

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  27. Barrichello gets better of Button again 17:22

    Barrichello gets better of Button again

    Honda's Rubens Barrichello cemented a good start to his Spanish Grand Prix challenge today, posting the 5th fastest time of this afternoon's qualifying session.…

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  28. Mixed feelings for BMW 17:14

    Mixed feelings for BMW

    BMW Sauber F1 Team driver Nick Heidfeld qualified tenth in Barcelona. His team-mate, Jacques Villeneuve, will start from the back of the grid with a fresh…

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  29. Williams disappointed to miss top ten 16:52

    Williams disappointed to miss top ten

    Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg qualified their Williams in eleventh and thirteenth respectively for the Spanish grand prix. "It's disappointing to have neither…

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  30. Car failure costs Red Bull 16:40

    Car failure costs Red Bull

    An unspecified failure at the rear of David Coulthard's Red Bull Racing car cost the team the chance of cashing in on its strong pace so far this weekend.…

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  31. Schumacher confident in race pace 16:21

    Schumacher confident in race pace

    Michael Schumacher did not look too upset after being beaten in qualifying by Fernando Alonso and Giancarlo Fisichella. The Ferrari driver did his best lap…

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  32. Alonso savours first home pole 16:15

    Alonso savours first home pole

    Fernando Alonso savoured his first ever Spanish Grand Prix pole position in front sold-out grandstands. The Renault driver pulled out an unbeatable lap in the…

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  33. Alonso seals home pole 16:07

    Alonso seals home pole

    Fernando Alonso snatched his first Spanish Grand Prix pole position in front of a sell-out crowd at his home Grand Prix. The championship leader qualified ahead…

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  34. Schumacher on top in final practice 13:04

    Schumacher on top in final practice

    Michael Schumacher finished fastest in the final practice session for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix. The German set a best lap of 1m15.658s to go 0.049s…

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  35. Friday 12 May 2006

  36. 19:56

    Photos - Friday at Barcelona

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  37. Mixed day for Super Aguri 18:36

    Mixed day for Super Aguri

    Super Aguri drivers Takuma Sato and Franck Montagny experienced contrasting days in terms of running time and car performance for the start of the Spanish…

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  38. Ferrari confident after practice 18:28

    Ferrari confident after practice

    Ferrari is in confident mood after Friday practice. The team's drivers were fastest in first practice and Schumacher and Massa finished sixth and seventeenth…

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  39. Honda finds pace at Barcelona 18:22

    Honda finds pace at Barcelona

    Honda third driver Anthony Davidson returned to the top of the free practice timesheets today as he helped the team to prepare for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix…

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  40. Red Bulls pleased with practice 18:13

    Red Bulls pleased with practice

    David Coulthard, Christian Klien and Robert Doornbos finished Friday practice at barcelona in twentieth, fifth and second places respectively. "We had a few…

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  41. BMW happy with first day at Barcelona 18:01

    BMW happy with first day at Barcelona

    It was a trouble-free first practice day in Spain for all three BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers. As usual Robert Kubica had a heavy work load and completed 55 laps…

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  42. Midland not on the pace yet 17:46

    Midland not on the pace yet

    Midland came to Barcelona for the Spanish Grand prix with a number of new electronics on the car. Monteiro explained the car is an improvement for the team but…

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  43. Williams drivers working in the right direction 17:33

    Williams drivers working in the right direction

    The Spanish Grand Prix got underway for the Williams F1 team today with their driver drivers Wurz, Rosberg and Webber in the cars. Alexander Wurz did his work…

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  44. Renault complete trouble-free day 17:20

    Renault complete trouble-free day

    The Renault F1 Team today completed a trouble-free opening day of practice at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya, ahead of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix. Already…

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  45. McLaren holds fire in practice 17:14

    McLaren holds fire in practice

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya finished today's second free practice session in 15th and 18th position respectively. As planned…

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  46. Davidson fastest in second practice 16:26

    Davidson fastest in second practice

    Honda's third and reserve driver Anthony Davidson showed Honda's potential in Friday's second free practice at Circuit de Catalunya. The Briton was the fastest…

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  47. Massa quickest in quiet practice 13:22

    Massa quickest in quiet practice

    When fans in the grandstands thought first practice at the Nurburgring was boring they got a 'show' this morning that was even worse. Almost every race driver…

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  48. Thursday 11 May 2006

  49. Villeneuve's engine damaged in transit 17:37

    Villeneuve's engine damaged in transit

    BMW driver Jacques Villeneuve will be set back ten places at Sunday's grid for the Spanish Grand Prix after the team had to change his engine before the…

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  50. 14:54

    Photos - Thursday in Barcelona

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  51. Coulthard to celebrate 200th Grand Prix 12:17

    Coulthard to celebrate 200th Grand Prix

    David Coulthard will be celebrating his 200th Grand Prix this weekend in Spain. Twelve years ago, during that same Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya in…

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  52. Monteiro ready for challenging track 08:00

    Monteiro ready for challenging track

    Encouraged by his performance at the European Grand Prix last weekend Tiago Monteiro hopes he can continue his race pace during the Spanish Grand Prix on…

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  53. Albers looking forward to Spanish Grand Prix 06:00

    Albers looking forward to Spanish Grand Prix

    Christijan Albers hopes he can set a good result at Circuit de Catalunya this weekend for the Spanish Grand Prix. At the Nurburgring it didn't go as well as he…

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  54. Wednesday 10 May 2006

  55. Schumacher hopes to score three in a row 17:12

    Schumacher hopes to score three in a row

    Michael Schumacher hopes he can keep up the pace this weekend and clinch a third victory in a row at Circuit de Catalunya. The German is now 13 points behind…

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  56. Barrichello expects good result in Spain 12:39

    Barrichello expects good result in Spain

    This Sunday the Spanish Grand Prix will be held for Round six of the Formula One 2006 season. Barrichello scored three podium positions in Spain and is ready…

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  57. Tuesday 9 May 2006

  58. Trulli hopes to repeat success 11:30

    Trulli hopes to repeat success

    In the past two years Jarno Trulli finished third in the Spanish Grand Prix. This season the Italian has yet to score a point though for the Panasonic Toyota…

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  59. Spanish Grand Prix - engine preview 05:30

    Spanish Grand Prix - engine preview

    Barcelona is not generally thought of as an engine circuit as the engine is not under particular stress at any point. There are relatively few hard…

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  60. Saturday 6 May 2006

  61. Spanish Grand Prix sold out 14:37

    Spanish Grand Prix sold out

    The Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya will attract a record crowd next weekend as fan flock to see champion Fernando Alonso in action on home…

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