Fernando Alonso won the home Grand Prix of Spain 2013

Fernando Alonso confidently won the Spanish Grand Prix in 2013, to finish creating a sufficient lead over his pursuers. The success of the Scuderia Ferrari’s Felipe Massa secured, up to the third step of the podium. And second, showing a surprising stability, Kimi Raikkonen finished, which allowed him to shorten the gap in the standings from leading Sebastian Vettel. Seb himself crossed the finish line fourth, his team-mate Mark Webber – the fifth. As expected, the qualifications to do in the first row of the grid pilots of Mercedes, once again fell victim to too intense wear rubber. And if you started from pole position Nico Rosberg took the sixth place in the end, fighting off competition from the attacks of Paul di Resta (7th place) on the last lap, the race for Lewis Hamilton in Spain turned out to be a nightmare. Already at the start Hamilton missed ahead of Vettel and Alonso, Kimi then he walked around, and during the race Lewis was able to get ahead of time, even Pastor Maldonado, unable to pass on the eve of the second segment of qualifying. So the race Mercedes experiencing serious difficulties, while a similar situation happening now and in the McLaren, although it’s not the tires. Pilots British stables do not take part in the fight for the top positions, and the top ten finish in the points is considered a good result. This time, Sergio Perez was back behind Jenson Button, but acute attacks, as it was in Bahrain, is not reached. As a result, Jenson took eighth place Perez – ninth. Top ten closed Daniel Riccardo, Hamilton was only twelfth, and who had a chance of a high position Adrian Sutil, because of a serious hitch at one of the pit stops, finished the race only thirteenth. The next stage will be held in two weeks – it will be the Monaco Grand Prix.

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