Spanish GP
May 12

Formula 1: Alonso unhappy with pace of Ferrari

Fernando Alonso in Parc Ferme after qualifying for the Spanish GP. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

in Parc Ferme after qualifying for the . (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Fernando Alonso gave the Spanish crowd something to cheer on Sunday when he chased down and passed teammate Kimi Raikkonen to finish sixth, but the result was far below the expectations of both the former champion and his fans.

Alonso, who ran a three-stop strategy, was 87 seconds behind winner at the flag.

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May 11

F1: Spanish GP Victory Gives Hamilton Championship Lead

Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton finally eased into the lead of the 2014 World Championship with his fourth straight victory of the season in Spain.

Hamilton didn’t have it easy, as he had to work hard to stay clear of in the closing laps, when the latter was on the more competitive medium tire and Lewis was on the hard. He also wasn’t entirely happy with the balance of car, which led to some terse radio traffic with his engineer.

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May 11

F1: Red Bull Getting Closer To Mercedes, Says Horner

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates after finishing on the podium at the Spanish GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after finishing on the podium at the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull Racing underlined its position as the team pursuing Mercedes as Daniel Ricciardo led the chase with his third place in Barcelona.

Even better news for the team was that drove a superb race from 15th to fourth, indicating that he finally feels at home in the RB10.

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May 11

F1: Ferrari Pays Tribute To Injured Schumacher

Ferrari staff and drivers send a touching message to Michael Schumacher before Sunday's Spanish GP. (Photo: Ferrari)

staff and drivers send a touching message to before Sunday’s . (Photo: Ferrari)

Ferrari drivers and staff have gathered to send a message of hope to Michael Schumacher and commemorate his first Ferrari Formula One victory at the Spanish Grand Prix with the team he led to five world championships.

Drivers and Kimi Raikkonen flanked new team principal Marco Mattiacci among about a hundred team members in front of a sign saying “Remembering your first win with us (hash)forzamichael.”

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May 11

F1: Hamilton Wins Fourth Straight Race At Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after winning his fourth straight race. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates on the podium after winning his fourth straight race. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and sped away to their fourth straight one-two finish at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday in a dominant performance that does not bode well for the rest of the Formula One field.

Hamilton took off from pole position and stayed ahead of Rosberg — despite the German closing to less than a second in a tense final lap — to record a fourth consecutive victory and move ahead of his teammate in the overall standings.

Hamilton’s 100 points after five races put him three points ahead of Rosberg, who failed to find a way in front of his main rival for a fourth straight time after winning the season opener.

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