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Spain 2011 - The race // Webber heads up the grid as the racing action gets underway

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Petrov ponders what he can do from sixth on the grid
Petrov ponders what he can do from sixth on the gridCredit: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic

Sebastian Vettel missed out on his first pole position of 2011, allowing teammate Webber to take just a little bit of the glory. That means the pair line up on the front row of the grid in Barcelona, with a McLaren and Ferrari behind.

Who can take the win? Will we finally see a safety car? How far can Heidfeld make it through the order?

The Renault will be at the back, and it'll be another good example of DRS in action - particularly with the news that there will be two DRS zones in future races. Also keep an eye on the tyres, as drivers have been complaining about the new harder compound.

The race gets underway at 1pm GMT+1, with the Factbyte Factbox starting one hour beforehand for all the excellent buildup.

Statistics

clear

Circuit de Catalunya, Sunday

26℃

  • Low 14℃
  • Humidity 39%

Clear skies ahead

2010 Session Results
PosDriverTeamTime
1M WebberRed Bull1:35:44.101
2F AlonsoFerrari+24.065
3S VettelRed Bull+51.338
4M SchumacherMercedes+1:02.195
5J ButtonMcLaren+1:03.728

Predictions

Mark Webber took pole position, but can he keep the luck on his side and take his first win of the year? A simple yes or no question today.

Esp 2011: Can Webber keep the lead and win his first race this year?

  • Yes

    61%
  • No

    39%

18 votes

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Sebastian Vettel missed out on his first pole position of 2011, allowing teammate Webber to take just a little bit of the glory. That means the pair line up on the front row of the grid in Barcelona, with a McLaren and Ferrari behind.
Charles Coates/LAT Photographic

Event start

13:00GMT +01:00

22 May 2011