2010 Spanish Grand Prix – the F1 Fanatic Unofficial Race Programme (Video)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

All the information you need for the Spanish Grand Prix
All the information you need for the Spanish Grand Prix

Have all the important information for this weekend?s Spanish Grand Prix at your fingertips with the F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme:

The race

2010 Spanish Grand Prix preview – Alonso looking to win at home while Mercedes pin their hopes on an updated car.

Championship standings ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix – Jenson Button leads the title race with 60 points, ten points ahead of Nico Rosberg. Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton have 49 each.

2010 Spanish Grand Prix discussion – Going to the race? Find other F1 fans who are heading to the Circuit de Catalunya here.

The track

Circuit de Catalunya 2010
Circuit de Catalunya 2010 (click to enlarge)

Built in 1991 the Circuit de Catalunya holds the Spanish Grand Prix for the 20th year in a row.

It’s a venue the teams now well as it has always been a popular venue for testing. But with testing more tightly restricted this year the teams only spent four days at the venue this winter.

While the track has had some of its faster corners cut back since 1991 at least the race now attracts a much larger crowd thanks to the popularity of Fernando Alonso. He became the first Spanish driver to win his home race in 2006.

The weather

Not for the first time this season, rain may affect this weekend’s race. See the forecast below for more details:

2010 Spanish Grand Prix weather forecast

Following the race live

We’ll be commenting live on the Spanish Grand Prix from start to finish. Join us for the race, qualifying and all three practice sessions at these times:

2010 Spanish Grand Prix live TV and commenting times

Also make sure you follow F1 Fanatic on Twitter for updates throughout the race weekend.

2009 Spanish Grand Prix highlights

Jenson Button scored his fourth win of 2009 here after a change of strategy which out-foxed team mate Rubens Barrichello.

2009 Spanish Grand Prix – Button wins again with the old two-stop.

Did Brawn deliberately give Barrichello a poor strategy to let Button win? – The strategy that helped Button to get ahead of his team mate.

Previous Spanish Grands Prix

2008 Spanish Grand Prix – Raikkonen leads crushing Ferrari 1-2
2007 Spanish Grand Prix – Massa wins, Hamilton leads championship
2006 Spanish Grand Prix – Alonso first Spaniard to win at home
2005 Spanish Grand Prix – Raikkonen takes comfortable win
1994 Spanish Grand Prix – Hill wins as Schumacher clings to second

Predict the pole sitter and top five finishers in the Spanish Grand Prix for your chance to win F1 tickets, DVDs, books and more

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