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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

  • Verstappen leads

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a few seconds ago

56 more laps

- Good restart Max Verstappen.

The Dutchman easily keeps Hamilton behind, who in turn has to watch out for number three Leclerc.

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57 more laps

- The safety car comes in at the end of this round.

We're going to race again.

Tsunoda is the first dropout of the day.

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57 more laps

- Verstappen's lead was not very big, but of course there is less of that because of the safety car.

For the time being, all drivers from the top ten remain outside.

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58 more laps

- Safetycar!

The Grand Prix of Spain is neutralized.

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59 more rounds -

 Tsunoda is standing still!

Will he still get his car out of there?

If not, we have a safety car.

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60 more rounds

- The score:



  • Verstappen

  • Hamilton +1.4

  • Leclerc +8.5

  • Bottas +0.7

  • Ricciardo +2.3

  • Pérez +0.8

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    61 more laps

    - Hamilton slowly creeps to the tail of Verstappen.

    The gap is 1.3 seconds.

    However, we know that overtaking is difficult at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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    The fact that they do not touch each other is also good for Hamilton.

    Recognize that he is defeated.

    # F1

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    Avatar Author Joost Nederpelt Moment of places 13: 08 - 9 May 2021

    a few seconds ago

    62 more laps

    - The repeat of the start shows that Verstappen and Hamilton just missed each other at the start.

    So no damage for both drivers.

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    63 more laps

    - Verstappen's lead over Hamilton fluctuates around one and a half seconds.

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    LAP 2/66 After a brave and brilliant start, Verstappen is clear of Hamilton with Leclerc in P3!

    #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 13: 07 - 9 May 2021

    a few seconds ago

    The start in pictures.

    𝗦𝗨𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗥𝗧!

    🚀Verstappen takes Hamilton in turn 1 and immediately pulls away from Lewis 🔥 # ZiggoSportF1 # F1 #SpanishGP 🇪🇸

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    Avatar Author Ziggo Sport F1 Moment of places 13:06 - 9 May 2021

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    64 more laps

    - Fastest race

    lap

    Max Verstappen.

    Bottas lost his third place in the second corner to Leclerc.

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    65 more laps

    - Verstappen immediately takes a one and a half seconds ahead of Hamilton.

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    66 more rounds

    - The score:



  • Verstappen

  • Hamilton

  • Leclerc

  • Bottas

  • Ricciardo

  • Pérez

  • Ocon

  • Sainz

  • Norris

  • Alonso

  • a few seconds ago

    START -

    Verstappen has a good start, puts his car next to Hamilton's and takes the lead.

    The drivers hit each other in the first corner.

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    START

    - Verstappen takes the lead !!!

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    Warm

    -up round - The warm-up round is running.

    All drivers leave their seats safely.

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    The starting grid:



  • Lewis Hamilton

  • Max Verstappen

  • Valtteri Bottas

  • Charles Leclerc

  • Esteban Ocon

  • Carlos Sainz

  • Daniel Ricciardo 

  • Sergio Pérez

  • Lando Norris

  • Fernando Alonso

  • Lance Stroll

  • Pierre Gasly

  • Sebastian Vettel

  • Antonio Giovinazzi

  • George Russell

  • Yuki Tsunoda

  • Kimi Räikkönen

  • Mick Schumacher

  • Nicholas Latifi

  • Nikita Mazepin

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    The drivers climb into their car.

    We are about to start.

    Let's go #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 12: 54 - 9 May 2021

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    Have a good one, Team 👊 #SpanishGP

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    Avatar Author Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team Moment of places 12: 46 - May 9, 2021

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    Only nine minutes until the start

    - It is now dry again.

    The chance that it will rain is estimated at 20 percent, according to the FIA.

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    Do you remember where you were on May 15, 2016?

    Max Verstappen is back in the place where he wrote motorsport history five years ago.

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    Max Verstappen starts his hundredth Grand Prix for Red Bull Racing today.

    Saturday: 100th pole for Lewis 💪Sunday: 100th Red Bull race start for Max 👏 #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Avatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 12: 43 - 9 May 2021

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    Another twenty minutes until the start

    - Lewis Hamilton reports on the way to the grid that it is splashing.

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    It was sunny all weekend above Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, but that is no longer the case this afternoon.

    A shower is not excluded.

    We had lots of sun on Friday and Saturday ☀️☀️Sunday's skies aren't so shiny ☁️ #SpanishGP 🇪🇸 # F1

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    Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 12: 31 - 9 May 2021

    a few seconds ago

    The strategies for this afternoon's Grand Prix.

    Max Verstappen is the only driver from the top three who still has a set of fresh soft tires left.

    # Fit4F1 🇪🇸 strategies!

    #SpanishGP

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    Avatar Author Pirelli Motorsport Moment of places 09:00 - 9 May 2021

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