Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix weekend.
McLaren’s radical nose upgrade seemed to work well, unlike the Circuit de Catalunya’s spell checker.
For the first time since the 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Robert Kubica took part in an official F1 session.
Carlos Sainz Jnr
Carlos Sainz Jnr has cemented himself in the affections of the home crowd alongside Fernando Alonso.
A heavy crash in practice meant Brendon Hartley missed qualifying.
On the long blast to the first corner Ferrari power helped Sebastian Vettel split the Mercedes.
A slow pit stop for Valtteri Bottas cost him a chance to get back in front of Vettel. But the Ferrari driver later made a second pit stop, elevating Bottas to second behind Hamilton.
Carlos Sainz Jnr and Marcus Ericsson
Sainz went wheel-to-wheel with Marcus Ericsson and won the exchange.
A spin following a Virtual Safety Car period dropped Daniel Ricciardo out of contention, though he set the fastest lap for the third time this year.
A jubilant Lewis Hamilton scored his second victory of 2018 and extended his lead in the drivers’ championship.
Hamilton’s race engineer Peter Bonnington enjoys the podium refreshments.
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2018 Spanish Grand Prix
- Gasly rejects Grosjean’s crash explanation after watching video “50 times”
- Red Bull drivers say Spain’s final sector shows they’ll be quick in Monaco
- 2018 Spanish Grand Prix Star Performers
- F1’s Spanish stars remain closely matched in fourth season as rivals
- McLaren “still lacking straight-line speed” – Alonso