Formula 1 2019 Spanish Grand Prix

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2019-05-12
5
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Valtteri Bottas BOT
Lewis Hamilton
lap 54 - 1:18.492
HAM

The 2019 Spanish Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
Despite being on pole position in Spain, Valtteri Bottas could not convert this into a win.

The race in Spain was round 5 of 21 of the 2019 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 12 May 2019 13:10 GMT (raceday).

Clear
69.31°F
50%
12.15 mph
131°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 66 1:35:50.443 26
2 66 +4.074 18
3 66 +7.679 15
4 66 +9.167 12
5 66 +13.361 10
6 66 +19.576 8
7 66 +28.159 6
8 66 +32.342 4
9 66 +33.056 2
10 66 +34.641 1
11 66 +35.445 0
12 66 +36.758 0
13 66 +39.241 0
14 66 +41.803 0
15 66 +46.877 0
16 66 +47.691 0
17 65 +1 Lap 0
18 65 +1 Lap 0
44 Collision 0
44 Collision 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:15.000
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +1.000
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +1.000
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull +1.000
5 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
6 Pierre Gasly Red Bull +1.000
7 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +1.000
8 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +1.000
9 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso +2.000
10 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +3.000
11 Lando Norris McLaren +2.000
12 Alexander Albon Toro Rosso +2.000
13 Carlos Sainz McLaren +2.000
14 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +2.000
15 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +2.000
16 Nico Hülkenberg Renault +3.000
17 Lance Stroll Racing Point +3.000
18 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +3.000
19 George Russell Williams +4.000
20 Robert Kubica Williams +5.000

driver positions through the laps

2019 Spanish Grand Prix

The 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship is a planned motor racing championship for Formula One cars which would be the 70th running of the Formula One World Championship. It is recognised by the governing body of international motorsport, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. The championship is due to be contested over a number of Grands Prix held in different countries throughout the world. Drivers are scheduled to compete for the title of World Drivers' Champion, and teams for the World Constructors' Champion. The 2019 championship is also scheduled to see the running of the 1000th World Championship race, in China.Lewis Hamilton is the defending World Drivers' Champion, after winning his fifth championship title at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix. Mercedes are the defending World Constructors' Champions, after winning their fifth consecutive championship at the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.


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