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Spanish Formula 1 Grand PrixMain events 2017, Sports
05/12/2017 - 05/14/2017

Those loud engines are getting ready to rev once more, as Barcelona again plays host to Spain's Formula 1 event. This is by far one of the biggest sporting dates on the city's yearly calendar, and the streets fill with fans from all over the world, come to support their team. Once the two days of qualifying on the Montmeló circuit are over, race day is always the source of great excitement. For starters, it's one of the more challenging tracks that drivers like Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel have to face over the season, making the final outcome always something of an unknown entity ? the past decade has seen 10 different winners step up to the podium. In addition, the local crowd will be cheering on Spanish hero Fernando Alonso, hoping that he will repeat his wins from 2006 and 2013. But many eyes will doubtless also be on Max Verstappen, the Dutch driver who last year became the youngest ever victor at the Catalan circuit.

"A real treat to see elite drivers at one of the most challenging race tracks of the season. The qualifying rounds will simply take your breath away. A must for petrol heads."

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