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Lewis Hamilton Wins Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, his third race of current season beating Max Verstappen. Valtteri Bottas secured the third position.

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BARCELONA, SPAIN: Lewis Hamilton beats Max Verstappen in a thrilling race competition at Spanish Grand Prix’s Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya located in Barcelona, Spain.

Valtteri Bottas secured the third position while Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc secured the fourth position with Red Bull’s Sergio Pérez coming fifth.

The defending champion reigns

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Spanish Grand Prix, the fourth race of the current season saw Hamilton and Verstappen go wheel to wheel in an epic battle to the title.

The Catalunya circuit often favours the driver who takes the pole.

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Hamilton started from the front of the grid today, ahead of Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas.

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This was Hamilton’s 98th win which the observers can safely say was a perfect mix of controlled driving by Hamilton and tough strategic decisions made by the larger Mercedes team.

An early sign of success

Earlier during the qualifiers, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, and Toto Wolff of Mercedes, cheered Hamilton while he grabbed his 100th pole position.

Hamilton’s ton of poles makes him 32 ahead of F1 legend Michael Schumacher and 35 ahead of Ayrton Senna.

The aerodynamic track of Barcelona

The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is an interesting mix of high and low-speed corners.

During the race, the drivers experienced good grip in this aerodynamically demanding and quite challenging track surface.

Next in the Formula One season for 2021 is the Monaco Grand Prix, scheduled from May 20 to 23, 2021, at Circuit de Monaco which takes over 78 laps of the 3.337 kilometres in Monte Carlo.

Click here to view the complete Formula One race Calendar for 2021.

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