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22px-Flag of Spain  2006 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 18 in the 2006 Formula One season
Catalunya (2004-2006).svg
The Catalunya Circuit in Barcelona
Date May 14, 2006
Official name XLVIII Gran Premio Telefónica de España
Location Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Course Permanent racing facility
4.627 km (2.875 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 66 laps, 305.382 km (189.75 mi)</td></tr>
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault
Time 1:14.648
Fastest lap
Driver 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Ferrari
Time 1:16.648 on lap 42
Podium
First 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault
Second Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Third 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Renault

The 2006 Spanish Grand Prix (formally the XLVIII Gran Premio Telefónica de España) was a Formula One motor race held on 14 May 2006 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. The race, contested over 66 laps, was the sixth round of the 2006 Formula One season, and the 48th running of the Spanish Grand Prix. Victory was taken by Renault driver, and polesitter, Fernando Alonso at his home race. Michael Schumacher finished the race in second position for the Ferrari team, and the second Renault of Giancarlo Fisichella completed the podium by finishing in third position.

As a consequence of the race, Alonso stretched his lead to fifteen points in the World Drivers' Championship over Schumacher. Alonso's team, Renault, also increased their lead, but did so in the World Constructors' Championship standings. This put them nineteen points ahead of Ferrari.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

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The Renault cars of Alonso and Fisichella occupied the front row of the grid.

From:[1]

Pos Nat Driver Constructor Part 3 Part 2 Part 1
1 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 1:14.648 1:15.124 1:15.816
2 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Renault 1:14.709 1:14.766 1:16.046
3 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:14.970 1:14.637 1:16.049
4 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:15.442 1:15.245 1:16.359
5 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Honda 1:15.885 1:15.258 1:16.266
6 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Toyota 1:15.885 1:15.164 1:16.234
7 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Toyota 1:15.976 1:15.068 1:16.174
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button Honda 1:16.008 1:15.150 1:16.054
9 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 1:16.015 1:15.422 1:16.613
10 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber 1:17.144 1:15.468 1:16.322
11 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Williams-Cosworth 1:15.502 1:16.685
12 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes 1:15.801 1:16.195
13 Flag of Germany Nico Rosberg Williams-Cosworth 1:15.804 1:17.213
14* 25px-Canadaflag Jacques Villeneuve BMW Sauber 1:15.847 1:16.066
15 22px-Flag of Austria Christian Klien Red Bull-Ferrari 1:15.928 1:16.627
16 22px-Flag of Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi Toro Rosso-Cosworth 1:16.661 1:17.105
17 USAflagsmall Scott Speed Toro Rosso-Cosworth 1:17.361
18 22px-Flag of Portugal Tiago Monteiro MF1-Toyota 1:17.702
19 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Christijan Albers MF1-Toyota 1:18.024
20 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato Super Aguri-Honda 1:18.920
21 22px-Flag of France Franck Montagny Super Aguri-Honda 1:20.763
22 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard Red Bull-Ferrari No Time

Notes

  • Jacques Villeneuve started 22nd after taking a 10 spot penalty for an engine change. The engine was damaged during transport to Barcelona.

RaceEdit

From:[2]

Pos No Nat Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 66 1:26:21.759 1 10
2 5 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 66 +18.502 3 8
3 2 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Renault 66 +23.951 2 6
4 6 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Ferrari 66 +29.853 4 5
5 3 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 66 +56.875 9 4
6 12 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button Honda 66 +58.347 8 3
7 11 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Honda 65 +1 Lap 5 2
8 16 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber 65 +1 Lap 10 1
9 9 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Williams-Cosworth 65 +1 Lap 11
10 8 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Toyota 65 +1 Lap 7
11 10 Flag of Germany Nico Rosberg Williams-Cosworth 65 +1 Lap 13
12 17 25px-Canadaflag Jacques Villeneuve BMW Sauber 65 +1 Lap 22
13 15 22px-Flag of Austria Christian Klien Red Bull-Ferrari 65 +1 Lap 14
14 14 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard Red Bull-Ferrari 65 +1 Lap 21
15 20 22px-Flag of Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi Toro Rosso-Cosworth 63 Hydraulics 15
16 18 22px-Flag of Portugal Tiago Monteiro MF1-Toyota 63 +3 Laps 17
17 22 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato Super Aguri-Honda 62 +4 Laps 19
Ret 19 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Christijan Albers MF1-Toyota 48 Broken wing 18
Ret 21 USAflagsmall Scott Speed Toro Rosso-Cosworth 47 Engine 16
Ret 7 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Toyota 31 Electronics 6
Ret 4 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes 17 Spin 12
Ret 23 22px-Flag of France Franck Montagny Super Aguri-Honda 10 Driveshaft 20

Standings after the raceEdit

Note, only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

Drivers' Championship standings[2]
Pos Driver Points
1 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso 54
2 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher 39
3 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen 27
4 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 24
5 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa 20
Constructors' Championship standings[2]
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of France Renault 78
2 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 59
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 42
4 Flag-of-japansmall Honda 24
5 Flag of Germany BMW Sauber 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. Domenjoz, Luc et al.. Formula One Yearbook 2006-2007. Chronosports S.A.. p. 116. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Domenjoz, Luc et al.. Formula One Yearbook 2006-2007. Chronosports S.A.. p. 119. 

External linksEdit



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2006 European Grand Prix
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