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The Spanish Grand Prix is one of the oldest Formula One races and has a rich history associated with it. The race started in 1913 and is scheduled to continue till at least 2026. Thus, the history is prestigious, while the future looks bright too at the Spanish circuits.


Max Verstappen turning a corner.  Bet on the Spanish Grand Prix.  What are the winning odds for top racers?History:

Spanish Grand Prix started as a race for touring cars in 1913. Following a world-war interruption, the race because a part of the World Manufacturers' Championship in 1927. Since 1968, it has been a regular part of the Formula One World Championship.

Sixty-three editions of the Spanish Grand Prix have been held to date. In May 2022, the contract of the Spanish Grand Prix was extended till 2026. This implies that the Spanish Grand Prix will continue to take place till at least 2026.

Hopefully, another contract extension will take place, and the prestigious Prix will continue to entertain all the fans and formula one lovers.


Circuit:

Over the years, the Spanish Grand Prix has been held at various different circuits. Currently, the Spanish Grand Prix is held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The circuit is located in Montmelo, Barcelona.

The total length of the circuit is 4.6675 km. In total, there are 66 laps in the Spanish Grand Prix. Thus, the total length of the race is 308.424km.


Fastest Lap:

The Italian formula one driver, Sergio Perez, recorded the fastest lap at the Spanish Grand Prix with a time of 1:25.108 while racing for Red Bull Racing.


Past Winners - Most Successful Drivers:

Sir Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher, the two all-time greats of formula one racing, hold the record for winning the most number of Spanish Grand Prix races.

Sir Lewis Hamilton:

Lewis Hamilton has won a total of 6 editions of the Spanish Grand Prix. His victories came in 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. This included the period between 2017 and 2021 when Hamilton won five consecutive Spanish Grand Prix races. Thus, securing another record at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Michael Schumacher:

Michael Schumacher, the 7-time world champion, shares the record with Hamilton for most victories at the Spanish GP. His 6 victories came in 1995, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004.

Jackie Stewart:

The British formula one racing car driver and former world champion, Jackie Stewart, won the Spanish Grand Prix thrice in 1969, 1970, and 1971. He was nicknamed the Flying Scot for his incredible racing ability.

Nigel Mansell:

Nigel Mansell has also won three Spanish Grand Prix titles, with victories coming in 1987, 1991, and 1992.

Alain Prost:

Alain Prost won his three Spanish Grand Prix races in 1988, 1990, and 1993.

Mika Hakkinen:

Hakkinen's three titles at Spanish GP came in 1998, 1999, and 2000.


Current Champion - Max Verstappen:

Max Verstappen won the 2022 edition of the Spanish Grand Prix to end Hamilton's streak of 5 consecutive races at the Spanish GP. This was Verstappen's second victory at the Spanish GP, with the first one coming in 2016.


Constructors:

Among constructors, Ferraro leads the way with 12 wins. Mercedes has registered 9 wins at the Spanish Grand Prix, while both McLaren and Williams have won 8 races each as constructors.


Engine Manufacturers:

Among Engine Manufacturers, Mercedes has been the most successful, with 14 successful seasons. They are followed by Ford, who won 13 races. Similarly, Ferrari recorded 12 while Renault recorded 11 wins at the Spanish GP as engine manufacturers.


2023 Spanish Grand Prix:

The 2023 edition of the Spanish Grand Prix is scheduled to take place between the 2nd and 4th of June, 2023. The race will be held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The tickets can be purchased through the official website.


Event Details:

Venue: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Date: May 22nd, 2022


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