The Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix was first held at the Circuit de Catalunya in 1991
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F1 Spanish Grand Prix Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona Montmelo
The fifth Formula 1 GP of 2018 takes place on Sunday at the Circuit de Catalunya
Friday, May 11, 2018 – 11:11am
The Formula 1 teams and drivers head to Barcelona this weekend for the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya.
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Reigning F1 champion Lewis Hamilton leads the drivers’ standings after four races but will expect a battle against title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes team-mate Kimi Raikkonen.
Hamilton won the 2017 Spanish GP ahead of Vettel and Ricciardo, who were second and third respectively.
Once Sunday’s race is completed the teams will return to the Circuit de Catalunya for in-season testing from 15-16 May.
Here we take a look at the race and circuit information, betting odds and live TV guide for qualifying and Sunday’s Spanish GP – the fifth race in the 2018 calendar and the opening leg of F1’s European schedule.
2018 F1 Spanish Grand Prix guide
When: Sunday 13 May
Where: Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Race start time: 2.10pm on Sunday
First GP held: 1991
Number of laps: 66
Circuit length: 4.655km (2.892 miles)
Race distance: 307.104km (190.825 mi)
Lap record: 1:21.670 by Kimi Raikkonen in 2008
Last year’s podium: 1st Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2nd Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari); 3rd Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing)
How to watch the Spanish GP on TV
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