Lewis Hamilton took pole position in Barcelona. Nico Rosberg was second in another classification dominated by Mercedes.
Nobody can beat the Mercedes. Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow from the first position of the grid of the Grand Prix of Spain with a time of 1:25.232. His teammate, Nico Rosberg will accompany him in the front row.
The first driver out on the Q1 was Esteban Gutiérrez, followed by his teammate Adrian Sutil. Nico Hulkenberg stood at the top of the timesheets when the session had to be interrupted by a red flag caused by an accident of Pastor Maldonado, who hit the wall circuit, this meant the end of qualifying for the Venezuelan .
When the session was re-started, most of the drivers went to the track. Nico Rosberg went to work and broke in two seconds Hulkenberg’s time. Valtteri Bottas promoted to second place and third placed was for Daniel Riccardo. Lewis Hamilton, after a scare, was now second and Sebastian third. In the last five minutes of Q1, only remained on track drivers who were in danger of elimination. Apart from Maldonado, Caterham and Marussia, Sutil was eliminated in the first part.
The Q2 began quietly, with Hulkenberg alone on track. German time was improved by Bottas and then Felipe Massa. Behind them, Kimi Raikkonen had his moment of glory at the summit of the table until the Mercedes became the first places. Rosberg topped the times, followed by Ricciardo and Vettel. Neither Magnussen nor Vergne marked a time, with the French taking a penalty of 10 places on the grid. Were eliminated the two Force India drivers, Kvyat and Gutierrez.
Rosberg was the first who began his run in Q3, but could not complete due to a red flag caused by Vettel, who had a problem with his Red Bull and stood on the track. When the session, again the Mercedes were the first to come out with used tires was restarted. Hamilton overtook Rosberg on this occasion,with Alonso third, but the Spanish was relegated to fourth place by Ricciardo.
On the last lap, the Mercedes sprayed time. Hamilton took the pole and Rosberg was second. Ricciardo finished third, one second behind Hamilton. Bottas and Grosjean completed the top 5. Alonso will start seventh, just behind Raikkonen.