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2013 Spanish Grand Prix in Tweets

2013 Spanish Grand PrixPosted on | Author Anthony French

Here’s how the Spanish Grand Prix unfolded through the eye of teams, drivers and media on Twitter.

Thursday

The teams arrived back in Europe for the first time in 2013, while Kimi Raikkonen made his feelings about any home advantage for Alonso abundantly clear

Friday

Practice showed up more concern over Pirelli tyres durability for Paul Di Resta, but it was Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel that shared the spoils in the practice sessions.

Saturday

Final practice seemed to confirm Alonso as favourite for pole, but the Mercedes pair came to the fore and locked out the front row of the grid for the second time this year.

Sunday

Buoyed by his home crowd support, Fernando Alonso cruised almost effortlessly to victory in Barcelona for the first time since 2006. Mercedes had a woeful afternoon, while Kimi Raikkonen’s second place closed the gap to championship leader Vettel to four points.

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