McLaren deserved Q3 place sooner – Alonso

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Fernando Alonso says McLaren deserved to reach Q3 earlier than they did after he took one of the team’s cars into the top ten for the first time in their current association with Honda.

Hamilton hits back with pole in Spain

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Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the third time this year after seeing off the threat from team mate Nico Rosberg in Spain.

2016 Spanish Grand Prix grid

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Lewis Hamilton leads a Mercedes one-two on the grid for the Spanish Grand Prix, followed by the Red Bulls and Ferraris.

Ferrari show signs of progress on Friday

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Ferrari are half a second closer to Mercedes than they were in Russia – and at this track 12 months ago. So can we expect a closer race?