F1 Spanish GP 2020 Results & Highlights

F1 Spanish GP 2020 Results & Highlights: Lewis Hamilton Wins Spanish GP But Max Splits The Two Mercedes Earns A Second Spot for Himself.

Lewis Hamilton on Sunday once again put in a dominant performance to win Spanish GP 2020. It was his 4th consecutive & 5th over all win in Spanish GP. With this win Lewis also became the man with most podium finishes in F1 history. Hamilton now has 156 podium finishes, he broke the record of former great Michael Schumacher. However, his teammate Valtteri Bottas didn’t get the good start but later on recovered to earn a podium finish for himself. This gave Max Verstappen the chance to split the two Mercedes as he grabbed the second spot. Charles Leclerc was the only driver who could not finish the race. For Ferrari Sebastian Vettel brought some solace he grabbed the 7th spot after starting 11th on the grid. The fourth and fifth spot grabbed by Racing Point.

Lewis Hamilton performance was so dominant in Spanish GP that he had a gap of 24.177 second to the runner up. After the podium finishers everyone else was lapped by Hamilton. Sebastian Vettel did a wonderful job for his team and executed the 1 stop strategy to perfection and finished 7th. Racing point were impressive as well they took 4th and 5th spot even after Perez getting 5 second penalty for ignoring blue flag.

Spanish GP 2020 Results

F1 Spanish GP 2020 Results & Highlights
PC: F1 Twitter

Spanish GP 2020 Highlights

  • Lewis Hamilton masterful driving brought out 5 Spanish GP win for him
  • It was Hamilton’s 4th consecutive win in Spanish GP
  • It was his 4th win of the season out of the 6 races held this year
  • Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher record of most podium finishes
  • Hamilton now has 156 podium finishes.
  • A good recovery by Bottas after a slow start
  • Bottas did not get the correct start and quickly got relegated to P5
  • But he made impressive recovery for podium finish.

  • Kimi Räikkönen puts his name in record book today, as he raced 83,846 km in F1.
  • He achieved this record while he completed lap 37

  • Gasly’s impressive form continued as he again finished in the top 10
  • Renault failed to score a point in Spanish GP
  • Ricciardo finished 11th & Ocon 13th
  • Chalers Leclerc race ended due engine issues
  • He took a spin as he was racing with Lando Norris
  • There was an interesting battle between Norris & Leclerc
  • Sadly for Leclerc, he had to retire
  • Both McLaren made to the top 10

Drivers Quotes After The Race

HAMILTON: “I’m in a daze. That was amazing out there and we got our strategy spot on. “I want to thank everyone back at the factory and say hello to everyone watching at home in these difficult times. Stay safe – and keep wearing those masks”

VERSTAPPEN: “I think to be able to split the Mercedes today is good for us. I’m very happy with second”

BOTTAS: “For me the key moment was the start – after that it was difficult for me. Everyone knows how difficult it is to overtake on this track. I’m not sure what happened but Lewis got a good start and the guys behind me got a tow”

Drivers Standings After Spanish GP 2020

POS DRIVER NATIONALITY CAR PTS
1 Lewis Hamilton GBR MERCEDES 132
2 Max Verstappen NED RED BULL RACING HONDA 95
3 Valtteri Bottas FIN MERCEDES 89
4 Charles Leclerc MON FERRARI 45
5 Lance Stroll CAN RACING POINT BWT MERCEDES 40
6 Alexander Albon THA RED BULL RACING HONDA 40
7 Lando Norris GBR MCLAREN RENAULT 39
8 Sergio Perez MEX RACING POINT BWT MERCEDES 32
9 Carlos Sainz ESP MCLAREN RENAULT 23
10 Daniel Ricciardo AUS RENAULT 20
11 Sebastian Vettel GER FERRARI 16
12 Esteban Ocon FRA RENAULT 16
13 Pierre Gasly FRA ALPHATAURI HONDA 14
14 Nico Hulkenberg GER RACING POINT BWT MERCEDES 6
15 Antonio Giovinazzi ITA ALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI 2
16 Daniil Kvyat RUS ALPHATAURI HONDA 2
17 Kevin Magnussen DEN HAAS FERRARI 1
18 Kimi Räikkönen FIN ALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI 0
19 Nicholas Latifi CAN WILLIAMS MERCEDES 0
20 George Russell GBR WILLIAMS MERCEDES 0
21 Romain Grosjean FRA HAAS FERRARI 0
, , ,

About Singh Shankar Mohan

Thinker, Blogger, Content Creator, blogs about sports, finance, e-commerce and fashion, loves poetry & short stories.
View all posts by Singh Shankar Mohan →