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Spanish Grand Prix
Circuit de Catalunya, Montmelo, 25-27 April, 2008



Kimi Raikkonen leads the grid away at the start of the race

Kimi Raikkonen leads from pole ahead of Felipe Massa who slips ahead of Fernando Alonso while Lewis Hamilton darts around Robert Kubica

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen retains his leads at the first corner ahead of Fernando Alonso

The Ferraris retain their lead at the first corner ahead of Massa while Hamilton holds on to fourth spot with a fine manoeuvre

The Ferrari team-mates extend their lead

The Ferrari team-mates extend the lead and look to dominate the race as the opening lap comes to a close

The safety car leads the cars

The safety car is soon required after Sebastian Vettel's Toro Rosso collides with the spinning Force India of Adrian Sutil

Nelson Piquet slides in to the gravel on lap five

The Renault of Nelson Piquet slides into the gravel on lap five and soon retires after a collision with Sebastien Bourdais

The McLaren of Hamilton

The McLaren of Hamilton moves up to third spot in the race after Alonso's Renault pits at the end of lap 16

Massa is the first Ferrari to pit

Massa is the first Ferrari to pit in the 19th lap and he sticks to the soft tyres while taking on enough fuel for another 26 laps

Heikki Kovalainen's damaged McLaren is lifted from the track

The safety car is deployed for the second time as Heikki Kovalainen's McLaren ploughs into the tyre wall at around 150mph in lap 22

A fan shelters under a Ferrari umbrella while Kimi Raikkonen passes

The Ferrari fans basking in the sun enjoy the spectacle as Raikkonen goes through the motions at the front of the field

Kimi Raikkonen enters the final straight

The Finn wraps up a comfortable win ahead of his team-mate Massa who finishes in second place over three seconds behind

Raikkonen celebrates his win

Raikkonen celebrates in typical fashion after a fine day's work in which he opens a nine points gap ahead of Hamilton

Hamilton enjoys his first podium finish since his win in the opening race

Despite not being able to grab second Hamilton is able to enjoy his first podium finish since his win in the opening race of the season




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