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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

  • 3.00 pm:

  • Qualification

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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.

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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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    12 more minutes -

    Yellow flag!

    Lando Norris is in the gravel.

    The McLaren driver keeps his car moving and continues on his way.

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    Another 15 minutes

    - Hamilton has a small moment in the third sector and does not improve his time.

    He nevertheless continues to lead the times list. 



  • Hamilton - 1.18.117

  • Leclerc - 1.18.308

  • Sainz - 1.18.410

  • Bottas - 1.18.423

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    Another 17 minutes

    - Both Mercedes drivers leave the pits on soft tires.

    Verstappen is still in the pits.

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    Another 21 minutes

    - The last phase of the third training session starts and that is traditionally the moment when we get to see qualification simulations.

    Several drivers hit the road on the soft tire.

    Verstappen and the Mercedes drivers are in the pits.

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    Another 26 minutes

    - We still have not seen Verstappen on the soft tires.

    Lewis Hamilton tightens his fastest time.

    The score:



  • Hamilton (S) - 1.18.117

  • Bottas (S) - 1.18.423

  • Verstappen (M) - 1.18.630

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    Another 34 minutes

    - Hamilton dives with a tenth under Bottas' fastest time.

    The score:



  • Hamilton (S) - 1.18.304

  • Bottas (S) - 1.18.423

  • Verstappen (M) - 1.18.630

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    Another 35 minutes

    - Verstappen clocked second time in his first timed lap.

    The Dutchman admits two tenths to Bottas' fastest time, who also rides on the faster soft tire.

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    Another 38 minutes

    - There is Max Verstappen.

    The Dutchman goes out with medium bands.

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    Another 40 minutes

    - It is getting a bit busier on the track.

    Charles Leclerc clocked the fastest time with 1.18.997.

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    Sergio Pérez hits the road on the medium band.

    Sergio Perez joins the fun 👬 #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 10: 12 - 8 May 2021

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    Another 49 minutes

    - It is still quiet on the track.

    Only Fernando Alonso has recorded a time.

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    Another 56 minutes

    - All drivers are still in the pits.

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    Green!

    - The third free practice for the Grand Prix of Spain is on its way.

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    Max Verstappen had some messy sessions yesterday.

    Are we going to see the true speed of the Red Bull today?

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    Saddle up.

    👏👏 All ready to ride out for FP3!

    #SpanishGP

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    Author Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team Moment of places 09:53 - May 8, 2021

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