2014 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix - Race

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Button and Magnussen again miss out in 11th and 12th
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Grosjean takes Lotus's first points of the season, while Force India drivers Perez and Hulkenberg complete the top ten positions
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Bottas follows in fifth, ahead of Ferrari duo Alonso and Raikkonen
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Vettel takes an impressive fourth, having started 15th
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That's the Australian's first podium finish in Formula 1
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Ricciardo is a distant third, 48 seconds adrift
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Another superb battle between the Mercedes duo
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Lewis Hamilton wins the Spanish Grand Prix!
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It looks like it's Hamilton's now...
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A big lock up from Rosberg into Turn 10
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Rosberg is darting around in Hamilton's mirrors
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Hamilton keeps the lead through the first sector
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Just six tenths of a second between the pair now
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Final lap: Hamilton begins the last tour!
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Rosberg using DRS at every opportunity, but Hamilton is holding on
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Lap 65/66: Rosberg just seven tenths behind Hamilton on the penultimate lap
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Vettel now passes Bottas for fourth position
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Hamilton makes a mistake at Turn 10. Rosberg closes in!
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But he gets a great run out of Turn 3 and slips past!
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Alonso unable to pass Raikkonen despite a big look at the first corner
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Lap 64/66: Another push from Rosberg, who cuts the gap to nine tenths
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He's all over the back of Bottas now...
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"Use your head," Vettel is reminded over the radio
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Lap 63/66: Hamilton's lead has stabilised for the time being
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While Alonso and Raikkonen continue their battle, Vettel closes on Bottas
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Can the Briton hold on for victory?
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Lap 62/66: Hamilton has edged his lead over the one second barrier again
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They are running sixth and seventh at the moment
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Lap 61/66: Alonso doing his best to get past team-mate Raikkonen
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We're set for a grandstand finish here...
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Lap 60/66: Rosberg now in the DRS window of Hamilton's car
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Lap 59/60: Hamilton really not happy with his car in this final stint
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Hamilton's lead now below two seconds again
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But it does not look significant enough to cause a Safety Car
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Lap 58/66: Some bodywork appears to have flown off Gutierrez's car
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Vettel passes Raikkonen for fifth with a great move at Turn 10
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Lap 57/66: Hamilton complains of graining and understeer
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Lap 56/66: Rosberg beginning to close in on Hamilton again
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Lap 55/66: A new fastest lap of the race from Vettel
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Both Vettel and Alonso took on Mediums
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Alonso rejoins alongside Vettel, but the latter slips past at the first corner
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Lap 54/66: Alonso stops for fresh rubber
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Rosberg told to save his tyres for the end of the race
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Hamilton has edged the gap back up to 2.7 seconds
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Lap 53/66: Vettel pits from fifth position
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The lead gap is cut again to two seconds
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Hamilton doing his best to keep team-mate Rosberg at bay
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Perez passes team-mate Hulkenberg around the outside of Turn 1 for P9
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Lap 52/66: Rosberg has cut the gap to just 2.3 seconds
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The McLaren driver moves up to 12th
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Magnussen passes fellow rookie Kvyat into Turn 1
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Lap 51/66: The gap continues to fluctuate, as Rosberg clocks the race's best lap so far
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Lap 49/66: Hamilton responds with a new fastest lap of the race
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Massa is sandwiched between the Silver Arrows machines at present
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But the German has used slightly more fuel than his team-mate
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Lap 48/66: Rosberg took a second out of Hamilton last time around
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The Williams driver took on more Hard tyres
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Massa now in for his final scheduled stop
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Lap 47/66: After those stops, Hamilton leads by 4.8 seconds
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Hard compound tyres for both drivers
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Lap 46/66: Ricciardo and Bottas pit from third and fourth
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Hamilton retakes the lead from his team-mate
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Lap 45/66: Rosberg pits, returning to Mediums
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Raikkonen pits, swapping to Hards
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Rosberg reports graining on his tyres
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Not the cleanest of stops for the Briton
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He switches to the Hard compound tyre and rejoins in second place
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Lap 44/66: Hamilton pits from the lead of the race
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No penalty for Ericsson over the alleged blue flag incident
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Lap 43/66: Magnussen pits for a second time this afternoon
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Ricciardo is more than half a minute adrift now
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Lap 42/66: Rosberg has cut the gap to Hamilton to 3.8 seconds
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The Brazilian is back up to eighth position
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Lap 41/66: Massa passes Magnussen on the run down to the first corner
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His car suffered a front-left brake failure
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Lap 39/66: Caterham confirms Kobayashi's retirement
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Mediums for Perez, Hards for Maldonado
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Lap 38/66: Perez and Maldonado dive into the pits
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Vettel has found a way past Massa
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It looks as though the Caterham driver blocked his Ferrari rival
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Ericsson and Raikkonen are under investigation regarding blue flags
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Lap 38/66: Alonso passes Magnussen into the first corner for P9
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Hard tyres for all three drivers
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Lap 37/66: Hulkenberg, Button and Kvyat all pit for fresh tyres
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It looks like it's game over for the Caterham man...
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Kobayashi is pushed back into his garage
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Vettel, on fresh tyres, sets a new fastest lap of the race
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Replays show Rosberg locking up heavily at Turn 5
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Alonso rejoins in 11th, just ahead of Massa
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Alonso pits, swapping to the Hard tyre
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The Japanese driver has come into the pits, suggesting that he has a problem
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Lap 36/66: Replays show Kobayashi running through the gravel at Turn 1
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Lap 35/66: Grosjean pits for a second time, taking on Hard tyres
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He comes back out in 14th position
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Lap 34/66: Vettel pits, returning to the Medium rubber
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Out of the frontrunners, Hamilton has used the least amount of fuel
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Lap 33/66: A new fastest lap from Rosberg, who has stepped it up a gear
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Ricciardo running in a lonely third, 22 seconds back on Rosberg and 11 ahead of Bottas
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Lap 32/66: Rosberg responds to bring the gap down slightly
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Replays show Maldonado passing Gutierrez for P15
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Lap 30/66: Hamilton's lead now up to 4.5 seconds
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Lap 29/66: Massa pits for a second time, switching to the Hard tyre
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Toro Rosso confirms that Vergne's retirement was caused by an exhaust issue
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In another frustrated message, Hamilton says his rear-end is "everywhere"
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Despite that message, Hamilton has increased his lead over Rosberg to 3.7 seconds
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Lap 28/66: "Give me a hand, I've got too much oversteer," reports Hamilton
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Lap 27/66: Rosberg told the gap to Hamilton is "looking good", but must not increase
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The Lotus driver appears to be struggling at the moment
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Lap 26/66: Alonso passes Grosjean along the main straight
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Vergne makes it back to the pits and records his third retirement of the season
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Raikkonen now finds a way past Grosjean for P5
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Lap 25/66: Vergne is told to pit to retire his car
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Grosjean holds on to fifth for the time being
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Lap 24/66: Raikkonen passes Grosjean into Turn 1, but the Frenchman fights back
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But he is also reminded about tyre degradation
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Hamilton told he needs to increase the gap by four seconds before the next stop
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He now has a small flat-spot on the front-left
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Replays show Rosberg locking up at the Turn 7/8 chicane
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Ricciardo is 20 seconds off the lead in third, with Bottas 12 seconds further back
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Lap 23/66: Another new fastest lap from Hamilton, who leads by 3.7 seconds
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Mercedes still comfortably clear of the rest of the field
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Hamilton retakes the lead of the race
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He switches to the Hard tyres
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Lap 22/66: Race leader Rosberg pits
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Bottas pits from third position
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The gap stands at 20.1 seconds. Could we be seeing a split strategy?
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Lap 21/66: Hamilton responds with a blistering lap time
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Magnussen makes his first stop of the race
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Perez has followed Vettel in switching to the Hard tyres
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Can he do enough to usurp Hamilton?
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Lap 20/66: A new fastest lap of the race from Rosberg
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Replays show Alonso rejoining just behind team-mate Raikkonen
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Perez and Kvyat have also pitted
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He rejoins in second, such is Mercedes's advantage this afternoon
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More Mediums for the 2008 World Champion
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Lap 19/66: Hamilton pits from the lead
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Ricciardo passes Perez for fourth
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Raikkonen, Hulkenberg, Button and Sutil all pit
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Lap 18/66: Hamilton told to push before his first stop
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He rejoins in 14th, just behind Grosjean
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Alonso pits, putting on another set of Medium tyres
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Lap 17/66: Rosberg has cut Hamilton's lead to 1.7 seconds
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Maldonado serves his stop/go penalty, before putting on fresh Mediums
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More Medium tyres for both men
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Lap 16/66: Grosjean and Massa are the next drivers to stop
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Replays show Vettel passing backmarkers after his stop
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The Australian puts on another set of Mediums
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Lap 15/66: Ricciardo has had enough of Bottas's rear wing and dives into the pits
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He has now cut the gap to team-mate Hamilton
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Lap 14/66: Rosberg reports that his tyre health is better than expected
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Ricciardo is closing back in on Bottas
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He switches to the Hard compound tyre
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Lap 13/66: Vettel is the first driver to pit
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Lap 12/66: Button now has his mirrors full of Vettel
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That will almost certainly be reference to his tyre strategy
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Lap 11/66: Button told that he is on target for "Plan A"
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Former Ferrari driver Massa is watching on in eighth
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Alonso beginning to put pressure on team-mate Raikkonen for sixth
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Lap 10/66: A new fastest lap from Hamilton who moves 2.3 seconds clear of Rosberg
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That, of course, relates to his collision with Ericsson
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The stewards have given Maldonado a five-second stop/go penalty
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Vettel pulls a brilliant move on Gutierrez at the Turn 10 hairpin
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Lap 9/66: Vettel still running back in 14th, behind Gutierrez
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Button also finds a way past Gutierrez
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An impressive move from the Russian, who is now 11th
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Replays show Kvyat going around the outside of Gutierrez at Turn 3
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Ricciardo has now chosen to back off and save his tyres
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Ricciardo not close enough to make a move this time around
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Bottas is almost 10 seconds back in the final podium position
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Lap 8/66: Hamilton sitting just under two seconds clear of Rosberg
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Ricciardo still doing his best to put pressure on his Williams rival
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Lap 7/66: Ricciardo has a look into the first corner, but Bottas defends well
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As previously mentioned, tyre management will be crucial this afternoon
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Lap 6/66: Ricciardo told to drop back if he cannot overtake Bottas
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The incident involving Maldonado and Ericsson is under investigation by the stewards
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Ricciardo opens DRS along the main straight but is unable to pass Bottas
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Lap 5/66: Hamilton brings his lead up to two seconds
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Bottas is now coming under pressure from Ricciardo
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Lap 4/66: Hamilton still pulling away from Rosberg
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Maldonado and Ericsson also tangled at the back of the field
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Start replays show Magnussen using the grass in a bid to pass Kvyat
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DRS has now been enabled
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Lap 3/66: Hamilton's lead up to 1.6 seconds
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He must have felt contact in that early battle
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"It looks OK," is the response
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Magnussen asks for his front wing to be checked
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The German is running in 14th position
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Vettel got by Magnussen in the closing stages of the first lap
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Bottas is a further second back in his Williams
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Lap 2/66: Hamilton leads Rosberg by 1.1 seconds
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Lots of locking up and sliding but no major drama through the opening lap
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Button has slipped all the way back to 13th, behind team-mate Magnussen
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Massa, Hulkenberg and Gutierrez are in the final top ten spots
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Grosjean holds on to fifth, ahead of Raikkonen and Alonso
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Rosberg is second, from Bottas and Ricciardo
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Hamilton makes a brilliant start and leads into the first corner
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The Spanish Grand Prix is underway!
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The lights come on in Barcelona...
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Hamilton rounds the final few corners and returns to his pole position slot
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Strategies will be fascinating this afternoon, with little between two and three stops
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Hamilton leads the field away on the formation lap
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All drivers bar Vergne are on the Medium compound tyre
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Tyre blankets come off the cars and mechanics move to the side of the track
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The grid gradually begins to clear, with less than five minutes until lights out
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Red Bull mechanics are looking into the problem on the grid
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"It is like Turkey a few years ago, when something at the back was broken," he says
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Vettel reporting an array of problems with his car on the lap to the grid
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The Spanish national anthem now plays around the circuit
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Air and track temperatures are sitting at 24°C and 37°C respectively
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The first comes along the back straight, with the second on the main straight
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There are also two DRS zones in place this weekend
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As a reminder, Pirelli has brought its Medium (White) and Hard (Orange) tyres to Spain
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This afternoon's full grid is available on our dedicated Spanish Grand Prix panel
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The Frenchman was sanctioned after his Toro Rosso lost a wheel in second practice
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There is also a penalty for Jean-Eric Vergne, who drops to the back of the field
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Vettel, however, has been hit with a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change
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McLaren's Jenson Button, Williams's Felipe Massa and Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel completed the top ten, the latter having stopped on track in Q3
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Romain Grosjean gave his Lotus team something to smile about in fifth position, ahead of Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso
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Daniel Ricciardo was best of the rest for Red Bull, with Williams's Valtteri Bottas fourth
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Lewis Hamilton took pole 24 hours ago, edging out Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg
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It's another warm, sunny day in Barcelona, with just under 20 minutes until the race start
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