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Good afternoon and welcome to this live blog on NU.nl.

My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed of all developments at the Grand Prix of Spain.

Lots of fun!



  • GP Spain

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  • Qualification

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4 more minutes (Q3)

- The score after the first runs:



  • Hamilton

  • Verstappen

  • Bottas

  • Ocon

  • Sainz

  • Ricciardo

  • LEclerc

  • Norris

  • Alonso

  • Pérez

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    Another 6 minutes (Q3)

    - Hamilton beats Verstappen in the first run!

    With 1.16.741, the Briton is three hundredths faster than Verstappen, who is still second.

    Bottas completes the top three and is tenth behind Verstappen.

    What tension.

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    Another 6 minutes (Q3)

    - Pérez shortly causes yellow and can continue his way.

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    Another 7 minutes (Q3)

    - Spin Sergio Pérez!

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    8 more minutes (Q3)

    - Verstappen is the fastest of everyone in the first sector ...

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    Another 9 minutes (Q3)

    - Pastor Maldonado was the last non-Mercedes driver to be in pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix in 2012.

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    Another 10 minutes (Q3)

    - The drivers start their first of two runs in the hunt for pole position.

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    Another 12 minutes (Q3)

    - Green!

    Who will take poleosion in Montmeló?

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    Will Max Verstappen take pole position for a Grand Prix Formula 1 for the fifth time in his career?

    It definitely seems to be in there today.

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    Do you have questions about the Spanish Grand Prix?

    Ask them below this article and our Formula 1 reporter Joost Nederpelt will answer.

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    An incredible lap in # Q2 from @ Max33Verstappen @redbullracing to break the 1m17s barrier, on the soft.

    We're seeing everyone on the softs in this session, with the exception of @Anto_Giovinazzi @alfaromeoracing

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    Avatar Author Pirelli Motorsport Moment of places 13: 42 - May 8, 2021

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    FINISH (Q2)

    - The Mercedes are approaching Verstappen's time to two tenths.

    The Dutchman is the first to advance to Q3.

    The dropouts:



    11. Lance Stroll


    12. Pierre Gasly


    13. Sebastian Vettel


    14. Antonio Giovinazzi


    15. George Russell

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    Another 2 minutes (Q2) -

    Verstappen is the only one to stay inside while all other drivers - and therefore also the Mercedes drivers - are still on the road.

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    Another 6 minutes (Q2)

    - From the top five it is very close to each other.

    In danger zone:



    5. Sainz


    6. Leclerc


    7. Alonso


    8. Stroll


    9. Gasly


    10. Ricciardo



    11. Ocon


    12. Pérez


    13. Vettel


    14. Giovinazzi


    15. Russell

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    An incredible lap in # Q2 from @ Max33Verstappen @redbullracing to break the 1m17s barrier, on the soft.

    We're seeing everyone on the softs in this session, with the exception of @Anto_Giovinazzi @alfaromeoracing

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    Avatar Author Pirelli Motorsport Moment of places 13: 42 - May 8, 2021

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    "I can't do much better than this," said Max Verstappen, who clocked by far the fastest time of the weekend with 1.16.922.

    # F1

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    Avatar Author Patrick Moeke Moment of places 13: 42 - 8 May 2021

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    9 more minutes

    - Good morning, what a world time for Max Verstappen.

    The Dutchman hits the clock with a 1.16.922, by far the fastest time of the weekend.

    At the moment he is almost half a second faster than Bottas.

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    Another 10 minutes

    - Verstappen is the fastest of everyone in the first sector ...

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    Another 15 minutes (Q2)

    - Verstappen and the Mercedes drivers do not take any risks and go on the road on soft tires.

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    The question before Q2: are there drivers who will try to reach Q3 on the medium band?

    The top ten drivers must start the race on the tire they used in Q2.

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    All numbers of Q1 in a row.

    Go Lando 🚀 #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 13: 33 - 8 May 2021

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    Yes, almost in the back, but still a good time for Schumacher.

    For Latifi, for Mazepin (well, of course) and only 2 tenths behind Kimi.

    # F1

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    Avatar Author Joost Nederpelt Moment of places 13: 32 - 8 May 2021

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    FINISH (Q1)

    - Yuki Tsunoda is the most notable dropout in Q1!

    The Japanese is seven thousandths short to push Giovinazzi to the wrong side of the line.

    Mick Schumacher beats Nicholas Latifi in the backfield.

    The dropouts:



    16. Yuki Tsunoda


    17. Kimi Räikkönen


    18. Mick Schumacher


    19. Nicholas Latifi


    20. Nikita Mazepin

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    Another 2 minutes (Q1)

    - The drivers drive outside in an attempt to improve their time.

    Verstappen (P2) remains in the pits.

    Hamilton (P6) is still on the road.

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    Another 5 minutes (Q1)

    - In the danger zone:



    13. Norris


    14. Vettel


    15. Giovinazzi



    16. Räikkönen


    17. Stroll


    18. Schumacher


    19. Latifi


    20. Mazepin

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    Another 8 minutes (Q1)

    - The score:



  • Bottas (M) - 1.18.005

  • Verstappen (S) - 1.18.090

  • Gasly (S) - 1.18.190

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    Another 11 minutes (Q1)

    - Verstappen clocked the second time in his first timed lap and is 0.085 seconds slower than Bottas, who rides on the slower medium band.

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    Another 13 minutes (Q1)

    - Verstappen goes on the road with soft tires while the Mercedes drivers are on the road on medium.

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    Another 18 minutes (Q1)

    - Green!

    Qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix is ​​on its way.

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    The drivers climb into their car.

    The work is done.

    We are about to qualify.

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    The bend where work is currently being carried out.

    Qualifying is delayed by 10 minutes 👀Track marshals are checking the barriers at Turn 9The session will start at 15:10 local time #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 13:02 - 8 May 2021

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    UPDATE: The start of qualifying has been delayed by 10 minutes.We'll be out there soon.

    👊 #SpanishGP

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    Author Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team Moment of places 12:59 - 8 May 2021

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    Qualifying postponed by ten minutes


    Qualifying for the Grand Prix of Spain has been postponed by ten minutes.

    Work is being carried out on the crash barrier after a recent crash in Formula Renault.

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    Pole positions this year:



    • Bahrain - Max Verstappen

    • Italy - Lewis Hamilton

    • Portugal - Valtteri Bottas📸

    • Spain - nnb

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    Who will take pole position for the Grand Prix of Spain?

    • Lewis Hamilton

    • Max Verstappen

    • Sergio Pérez

    • Lewis Hamilton

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    ⚠️ 30 mins' til Quali ⚠️🇪🇸 Who's joining us for the action ?!

    🇪🇸 # HaasF1 #SpanishGP

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    Avatar Author Haas F1 Team Moment of places 12: 35 - 8 May 2021

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    Don't be surprised if everyone just wants to start on the softs on Sunday.

    Dropoff is not as big as in Portugal and with that long run to turn 1 you really benefit from the extra traction at the start.

    # F1

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    Avatar Author Joost Nederpelt Moment of places 12: 23 - 8 May 2021

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    All figures of the third free practice in a row.

    Max Verstappen grabs P1 in our final practice session prior to qualifying 💪Three teams in the top three, we're liking this 😍 #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 11: 07 - 8 May 2021

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    Verstappen clocked fastest time in third training Barcelona


    Max Verstappen has a good dress rehearsal in the run-up to qualifying for the Grand Prix of Spain.

    The Dutchman clocked the fastest time in the third free practice with 1.17.835.

    Lewis Hamilton (1.18.070) concedes two tenths in second place and Charles Leclerc (1.18.308) completes the top three.

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    Another 6 minutes

    - The stand:



  • Verstappen - 1.17.835

  • Hamilton - 1.18.070

  • Leclerc - 1.18.308

  • Sainz - 1.18.410

  • Bottas - 1.18.423

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    Another 8 minutes

    - P1 Max Verstappen.

    With 1.17.835, the Dutchman is two tenths faster than Hamilton.

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    Another 9 minutes

    - Verstappen is on the way very quickly.

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    Another 10 minutes

    - We sit down for a while.

    Max Verstappen starts a qualifying simulation on the soft tire.

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    Nog 12 min - Gele vlag! Lando Norris staat in het grind. De McLaren-coureur houdt zijn auto in beweging en vervolgt zijn weg.

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