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Starting grid - Spanish Grand Prix 2015 - Rosberg's pole position safe as no changes on the grid

Another all-Mercedes front row
Credit: Mercedes AMG Petronas

The stewards were granted a little bit of breathing room after qualifying in Barcelona, with no penalties handed out that would affect the grid come Sunday. That being the case, it's Nico Rosberg who retains his first pole position of the season, lining up alongside Lewis Hamilton for another all-Mercedes front row. Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas will be keeping a beady eye on the pair in front, hoping to capitalise on any misfortunes into the first corner.

Further back, Kimi Räikkönen has some early work to do to get past the two Toro Rosso drivers with both Verstappen and Sainz putting in a sterling Saturday performance to earn 5th and 6th on the grid.

1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:24.68118
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:24.94817
3Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:25.45815
4Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:25.69416
5Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:26.13617
6Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso1:26.24920
7Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:26.41416
8Daniil KvyatInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:26.62916
9Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:26.75716
10Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:26.77016
11Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:27.37513
12Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:27.45013
13Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:27.76011
14Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:27.85412
15Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:28.00514
16Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:28.1126
17Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:28.3656
18Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:28.4427
19Will StevensManor Marussia F1 Team1:31.2006
20Roberto MerhiManor Marussia F1 Team1:32.0384