Sebastian Vettel has said the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend will be 'interesting' as it will provide a real indication of the 2012 F1 pecking order.

Vettel heads to Barcelona off the back of his first win of the season in Bahrain, a result that lifted him to the top of the 2012 F1 Drivers' Championship, putting him four points up on McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and five up on his Red Bull team-mate, Mark Webber.

Speaking in the countdown to the fifth round in this year's schedule, Vettel added that a car that runs well at the Circuit de Catalunya will generally perform well everywhere.

"Of all the current GP tracks, Barcelona is the one that we know the most because we have done so much testing there in recent years," Vettel commented.

"That said, the knowledge that you gain at the tests doesn't always help due to the changing wind direction that occurs there, which can sometimes give you a nasty surprise, especially into Turn 1.

"But in general, a car that functions well aerodynamically in Barcelona will work everywhere - so it will be an interesting weekend.

"We worked on the package for Barcelona at last week's test, but we will still have set-up work to do there on arrival," he summed-up.

Webber meanwhile added that if they want to get a good result this Sunday at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya they will need to get 'everything right' [see separate story - HERE].


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