Pastor Maldonado won the Grand Prix of Spain 2012

The last Grand Prix of Spain 2012 was another confirmation of the tradition, according to which poslenie ten years race at Catalunya consistently won holder of pole position. In addition, this season in the last five races we were five different winners from five different teams. Alas, for fans of Lewis Hamilton, who won in yesterday’s qualifying pole position, won the Spanish Grand Prix, he became not. For underweight car McLaren result Englishman was canceled, so that Hamilton had to start from last place. A race was won by none other than Pastor Maldonado, qualified second, but the start due to the penalty imposed on Lewis from the first position. A win for the Williams Pastor at the Spanish Grand Prix was the 114th in its history and the first since the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2004. A great gift for the 70th anniversary of the founder of the stables of Frank Williams and a great result against the background completely disastrous last season. As for team-mate Maldonado, Bruno Senna is not got to the finish line. Alas, the Brazilian became a member of a racing incident with Michael Schumacher, who this year desperately unlucky. Another similarity to the seven-time world champion. To the disappointment of the local audience, Fernando Alonso finished second, although at the start of the Spaniard managed to take the lead, but lost the position of pastor after his second pit stop. Of course, this result is still much better than last year when Alonso also became leaders, but at the finish line behind the winner more laps. Well, Kimi Raikkonen finished third. It was the confirmation of the result of the fourth and Novel. It is noteworthy that at the finish Kimi Alonso conceded less than a second, so if the race lasted for 1-2 range more Raikkonen could not quite get out and into second place. In fifth place is also a little surprise. Very militancy race with lots of overtaking spent Kamui Kobayashi, who started the tenth. On account of a Japanese beautiful overtaking Jenson Button and Nico Rosberg (7th place). Last for a long time was the fifth, but a serious tire wear is not allowed to keep behind Kobayashi and then Vettel (6th place). Barely Nico still managed to repulse the attack of Hamilton, who at the start of the last-place finish in points race in eighth place, and ahead of his team mate Jenson Button (9th place) and Nico (10th place). Increased coverage DRS system and the properties of the current Pirelli tires have allowed to significantly increase the number of overtaking at the Circuit de Catalunya. Unfortunately, the victory of Pastor Maldonado dimmed somewhat by fire, which originated in boxing team Williams about an hour after the finish of the race. Cause of the fire is not yet installed, but the team is seriously damaged property. In addition, the hospital sent a mechanic team Force India. Well, the next race is waiting for us in two weeks – this is the legendary Monaco Grand Prix, where it is likely to be a winner again may have not won yet this season racer. They, for example, can become Lewis Hamilton or Kimi Raikkonen may be lucky Novel or Michael Schumacher, and it is not necessary to throw off the accounts of Mark Webber, as well as pilots Sauber and, as demonstrated by today’s race, the pilots Williams.

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