The outcome of the "test-gate" decision is suppose to be announced tomorrow by the FIA International Tribunal in Paris.
A first year's bouble for Ferrari team as Fernando Alonso finishes first and Felipe Massa secures third place today at Spanish Grand Prix
Alonso pushes from start to finish to win his home Grand Prix
Pastor Maldonado finished 14th with Valtteri Bottas 16th in today’s Spanish Grand Prix.
The tyre degradation was a key factor and so the Red Bull's drivers finished 4th and 5th in today's race
Felipe Massa was sixth fastest in the final Formula One qualifying segment but he will now start the Spanish GP from ninth. Esteban Gutierrez lost three positions.
Mike Coughlan, Technical Director: "After winning here last year, to go out in Q1 is really disappointing for us."
James Key (Technical Director): "...it’s our best overall team result this year and Jean-Eric did very well to be so close to his team-mate, but on the other hand, it’s a shame to be out of Q3 by the blink of an eye."
The Stewards deemed Felipe Massa had impeded Mark Webber during Q2 and imposed a three place grid penalty on the Ferrari man.
Jenson Button: "...to be honest we’re not yet quite sure exactly what happened."
Robert Fernley, Sahara Force India Deputy Team Principal: "Adrian has been matching Paul’s pace in all the sessions but his Q2 lap was compromised by track position."
The updates the team brought to Barcelona are working as expected.
Kimi Raikkonen, 4th place on grid, and Romain Grosjean, 6th place, proceeding through Q1 using only the hard compound tyres.
Sebastian Vettel: "After the last couple of years, I understand the last few corners a little better."
Nico Rosberg scored his second consecutive pole position and the team's third in a row at the Circuit de Catalunya this afternoon.
Mercedes’ drivers seal the front row for the Formula One grand prix on Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.
After a positive day, drivers are expecting a close fight with a possible top-ten qualifying
Pirelli as F1 teams use the first race of the European season to introducing key upgrades.
Mike Coughlan, Technical Director: "We ran a number of different upgrades across both cars, and the initial results are as expected."