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F1 Spanish Grand Prix Preview

The fifth round of the Formula 1 World Championship arrives back in Europe for the Spanish Grand Prix

The fifth round of the Formula 1 World Championship arrives back in Europe for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel currently leads the World Championship from Lewis Hamilton and it was in this order that they finished the race last year, the Red Bull driver just beating him to the line by 0.6 seconds. The British driver will be looking to finally take his first race win of the 2012 campaign around the 4.655 km circuit.

With Lotus-Renault driver and two time winner of the Spanish GP, Kimi Raikkonen holding the lap record from 2008 and with a podium finish last time out in Bahrain, he will look to get back to winning ways in his season back.

With 66 laps in Sundays race, who takes the top three steps on the podium could prove to be as unpredictable as the results so far this season. Youngsters, Romain Grosjean and Sergio Perez have impressed so far and both will look to grab the spotlight off the top teams.

Another multiple winner is Michael Schumacher. With team mate Nico Rosberg taking the top spot in China, Schumacher has previous at the Circuit de Catalunya and will be wanting to add to his tally of six wins, a race he dominated from 2001 - 2004.

Sat 12 May 2012 - (GMT)
Practice 310:00 - 11:00
Qualifying13:00
Sun 13 May 2012
Race13:00

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