The complete Spanish GP review
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The complete Spanish GP review

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The full story of how Williams returned to the top at Catalunya as Pastor Maldonado defeated Fernando Alonso in a weekend full of surprises

PRACTICE

Practice one - Friday am

Fernando Alonso spent the first hour of his home grand prix weekend focusing on low-key data-gathering runs in the revised Ferrari and did no flying laps. But once he was ready to show his hand, he not only went quickest, but then went faster still to end the morning on a 1m24.430s and at the head of the order.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Olivier Panis
Author Edd Straw