2011 Spanish Grand Prix: complete race weekend review

2011 Spanish Grand Prix

Start, Barcelona, 2011

Start, Barcelona, 2011

Find all the F1 Fanatic Spanish Grand Prix coverage in one place below.

From Friday practice to the post-race review plus all the pictures and analysis.

Race results and reaction

2011 Spanish Grand Prix review – Vettel resists Hamilton to win in Spain

Vettel: McLaren ??gave us a very hard time?? – Vettel’s thoughts on his fourth win of 2011

Hamilton: hard to pass ??massively quick?? Red Bull – Hamilton says he had “no opportunity” to pass Vettel

Reprimands for McLaren drivers, Webber and Alguersuari – Four drivers warned for failing to slow sufficiently for yellow flags during the race

2011 Spanish Grand Prix result – Vettel shares the podium with the McLaren drivers

2011 Spanish Grand Prix championship points – Vettel has a 41-point lead in the drivers’ championship and Red Bull are 47 ahead in the constructors’

Race analysis

Vote for the best driver of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend – Who impressed you most in Spain?

2011 Spanish Grand Prix analysis – Alonso goes from leader to lapped as Ferrari struggle on ??super hards?

2011 Spanish Grand Prix stats and facts – Perez is first Mexican in points for 30 years

Detailed analysis of every team and driver in the Spanish Grand Prix

Red Bull – Vettel soaks up pressure for fourth win
McLaren – Hamilton strong on ??disastrous?? Pirellis
Ferrari – Alonso stars, Massa struggles
Mercedes – Rosberg wanted Schumacher to let him pass
Renault – Heidfeld eighth after ??worst fire of my career??
Williams – Maldonado reaches Q3 but still no points
Force India – – Team hold back on aerodynamic upgrade
Sauber – Kobayashi gets point after puncture
Toro Rosso – Alguersuari still struggling with tyres
Lotus – Kovalainen unhappy with strategy before crash
HRT – Karthikeyan suffers ??unbearable pain?? in race
Virgin – Team come under pressure from HRT

Qualifying

2011 Spanish Grand Prix qualifying report – Webber beats Vettel to pole position in Spain

Vettel ??sure?? to have KERS for the race – Vettel failed to take pole position for the first time this year after losing KERS

KERS problem delays Schumacher – Mercedes driver didn’t set a time in Q3

Alonso hails ??perfect lap?? for fourth – Alonso split the McLarens on the grid

McLaren losing most time in first sector – Hamilton only 12th fastest through the first third of the lap

2011 Spanish Grand Prix pre-race analysis – Vettel?s problems handed Webber a precious chance

2011 Spanish Grand Prix grid – Red Bull lock out the front row with their rivals a second or more behind

Practice

First practice report – Webber leads the way for Red Bull in first practice

First practice analysis – Lap times four seconds slower than 2010

Second practice report – Webber stays on top in second practice

Second practice analysis – Drivers unhappy with ??slow?? new hard tyre

Pirelli shrug off criticism of hard tyre – Pirelli said the tyre was performing “as expected”

Third practice report – Vettel beats Webber with one lap in final practice

Season statistics

Review the year so far in statistics here:

Driver form guides

Compare every driver’s form against their team mate so far this year:

Find coverage of every race this season here: F1 2011 Season

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3 comments on 2011 Spanish Grand Prix: complete race weekend review

  1. AndrewTanner (@andrewtanner) said on 24th May 2011, 13:19

    Once again thank you :)

    Great addition with the tyre compound information. At least I think it’s an addition, haven’t noticed it before.

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