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2014 Spanish Grand Prix GP: Formula One F1 Starting Line-up & Race Preview
Posted by: ASkyler on May 10, 2014 - 03:30 PM
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2014 Spanish Grand Prix GP: Formula One F1 Starting Line-up & Race Preview


By Mike Sulka

It is time for Formula One's 2014 European Grand Prix season! First on deck, and the fifth round of the 2014 Formula One world championship is the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

The F1 circuit is a 16-turn 4.655km track. Sunday's race will be won by the driver that completes 66 laps/ 307.104 km the fastest.

Catalunya has been a mainstay on the annual F1 calendar since 1991, with the first Grand Prix being won by Nigel Mansell in a Williams FW14 / Renault RS3 (engine). Interestingly, Mansell won from second place.

You might put that finish to memory, because only four times has the Spanish Grand Prix been won from second place (1991 - Mansell, 1994 - Damon Hill, 2000 - Mika Hakkinen, 2011 - Sebastian Vettel). Only once has the Spanish Grand Prix been won from third - Michael Schumacher in 1996.

The statistic dominates Spain is that 17 of 23 times, the Spanish Grand Prix winner has been won by the Pole sitter. From 2001 until 2010 there was a string of ten straight races going to the F1 driver starting number one.

But then again, Fernando Alonso won last year's event from fifth place - the lowest starting position to win at Cataluyna ever!

Has the DRS era changed what's possible here ?

Even if it has, it won't matter this year. Because we are going with the hot foot, Mercedes driver and 2014 Spanish Grand Prix GP pole sitter Lewis Hamilton taking the win.

We like our odds.

Should Hamilton fail, we'll pick Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) - starting second - to pick up the pieces for his second Grand Prix victory at Barcelona.

So enjoy! The intra-field battles and skirmishes tomorrow, with DRS we'll see some significant passing given the first four Grand Prix of the season.

 

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2014 Spain GP: Formula One Qualifying Results
Pos No Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Laps
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:27.238 1:26.210 1:25.232 16
2 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:26.764 1:26.088 1:25.400 19
3 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:28.053 1:26.613 1:26.285 16
4 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1:28.198 1:27.563 1:26.632 17
5 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1:28.472 1:27.258 1:26.960 18
6 7 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:28.308 1:27.335 1:27.104 18
7 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:28.329 1:27.602 1:27.140 16
8 22 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:28.279 1:27.570 1:27.335 18
9 19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1:28.061 1:27.016 1:27.402 16
10 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:27.958 1:27.052 11
11 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1:28.155 1:27.685 13
12 11 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 1:28.469 1:28.002 16
13 26 Daniil Kvyat STR-Renault 1:28.074 1:28.039 12
14 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1:28.374 1:28.280 12
15 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 1:28.389 10
16 25 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Renault 1:28.194 6
17 99 Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 1:28.563 9
18 4 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 1:29.586 6
19 17 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 1:30.177 6
20 9 Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 1:30.312 8
21 10 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 1:30.375 6
22 13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault No Time 2

Q1 107% Time 1:32.837

Note - Vergne drops 10 grid places after his team failed to secure a wheel properly during FP2



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