2013 Spanish Grand Prix

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  • The 2013 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race that was held on 12 May 2013 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.
  • It was the fifth race of the 2013 Formula One season.
  • Spanish Formula One racing driver Fernando Alonso, belonging to Ferrari team, won the title for the second time during his career with a commanding performance.
  • It was the Spaniard’s second win of the season, in five races, and the 32nd win of his career.
  • Alonso was fifth on the grid but used an aggressive start to take control and ended up beating Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus by nearly 10 seconds.
  • He became the first driver in 23 years of racing at Barcelona circuit to win from outside top three grid positions.
  • Alonso’s teammate Felipe Massa finished third and Red Bull’s defending world champion Sebastian Vettel was fourth.

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