Hard tyre unlikely to return until Suzuka

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In the round-up: Hard compound set to be unused until Suzuka • Raikkonen laments disappointing qualifying performance • Gutierrez looking for F1 return opportunity

Hamilton and Vettel’s 2011 rematch

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Lewis Hamilton has a chance to avenge his 2011 defeat to Sebastian Vettel at this track – but starting from pole position didn’t work out for him last year.

Alonso: Seventh place start a ‘gift’

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Fernando Alonso says that securing a remarkable seventh place on the grid for his home grand prix in Barcelona is a ‘gift’ for him and McLaren.

2017 Spanish Grand Prix grid

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Lewis Hamilton will start the Spanish Grand Prix from pole position with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel alongside on the front row.

Hamilton pips Vettel to Barcelona pole

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Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix by just half a tenth from Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari in a close qualifying session.

Raikkonen quickest in final Spanish practice

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The Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel topped the time sheets ahead of the two Mercedes as teams prepared for qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.