Spanish GP: final starting grid

Blocking penalties for Felipe Massa and Esteban Gutierrez mean slight changes to the starting order for the Spanish Grand Prix

Spanish GP: final starting grid

Nico Rosberg gave Mercedes its third straight pole position, and this time the team took a front-row sweep with Lewis Hamilton alongside him.

The remaining top five positions went to Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso.

Felipe Massa had qualified the second Ferrari on row three alongside Alonso, but was judged to have impeded Mark Webber during Q2.

Massa therefore drops to ninth, elevating Romain Grosjean, Webber and Sergio Perez.

Also penalised for Esteban Gutierrez, in his case for blocking Raikkonen.

The Sauber falls from 16th to 19th, behind the two Williams and Giedo van der Garde's Caterham.

Jenson Button had accused Pastor Maldonado of blocking him in Q1, but the incident was not pursued by the stewards.

Pos Driver Team/Car 1. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 2. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 3. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 4. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault 5. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 6. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 7. Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 8. Sergio Perez McLaren-Mercedes 9. Felipe Massa Ferrari 10. Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 11. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 12. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 13. Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 14. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 15. Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari 16. Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault 17. Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 18. Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault 19. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 20. Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth 21. Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth 22. Charles Pic Caterham-Renault 
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