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2021 F1 Spanish Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

2021 F1 Spanish Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

Last Updated: 09 May 2021 - 15:50

Read our 2021 F1 Spanish Grand Prix live coverage from Circuit de Catalunya.

Welcome to our 2021 F1 Spanish Grand Prix commentary.

The 2021 Spanish Grand Prix took place at Circuit de Catalunya on Monday May 10, 2021. Read our F1 live commentary to see the coverage as it we reported it live.

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15:50

This concludes our live coverage from the race in Barcelona. 

We will be back in two weeks for the Monaco Grand Prix.

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Top ten:

Hamilton, Verstappen, Bottas, Leclerc, Perez, Ricciardo, Sainz, Norris, Ocon and Gasly.

15:37

Hamilton wins for the fifth time in a row in Barcelona! Verstappen and Bottas complete the podium...

15:34

Two laps to go... Hamilton is 19.1s clear of Verstappen.

15:31

Fastest lap of the race from Verstappen with a 1m18.149s.

15:31

Alonso's tyres look to be finished as he drops to 12th with Stroll and Gasly getting through.

15:30

5 laps to go...

Hamilton, Verstappen, Bottas, Leclerc, Perez, Ricciardo, Sainz, Norris, Ocon and Alonso.

15:29

Red Bull pits Verstappen for a new set of softs in search of the fastest lap.

15:27

Hamilton leads the Spanish Grand Prix... an easy move into Turn 1. 

15:27

Here we go...

15:26

Russell is right behind Alonso in the race for tenth place as well.

15:25

Current top ten:

Verstappen, Hamilton, Bottas, Leclerc, Perez, Ricciardo, Sainz, Ocon, Norris and Alonso.

15:23

Bottas moves up to third with an easy move with the use of DRS into Turn 1.

15:22

Hamilton has cut the gap to Verstappen to just 5.3s now.

15:20

Order on Lap 55:

Verstappen, Hamilton, Leclerc, Bottas, Perez, Ricciardo, Sainz, Ocon, Alonso and Russell.

15:19

Mercedes pits Bottas for soft tyres and he rejoins in fourth behind Leclerc.

15:18

Hamilton overtakes Bottas into Turn 10 - it didn't look like that was team orders.

15:16

Bottas is told: "Hamilton is on a different strategy than you and fighting for the win."

15:15

Sainz moves past Norris into Turn 1 with the use of DRS.

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15:11

Verstappen reports: "I dont see how we're going to make it to the end..."

 

15:08

Hamilton is 19.4s off the lead in third with just over 20 laps to go.

15:08

Hamilton fires in yet another fastest lap of the race as he continues to hunt Verstappen down.