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2014-05-10 14:30

POOR START TO THE SPANISH GP WEEKEND: Lotus’ Pastor Maldonado crashed during the opening minutes of the qualifying session ahead of the 2014 Spanish GP.Image: Lotus

BARCELONA, May - A high speed crash involving Lotus' Pastor Maldonado interrupted qualifying for the 2014 Spanish Grand Prix just six minutes into the opening session.

Q1 was red-flagged to a halt as the car and debris were cleared from the circuit.

The driver walked away unhurt despite an impact that saw the front right section of his severely damaged.

2014 Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya:

Third practice
1 Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 1min25.887 
2 Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1min26.756 
3 Fernando Alonso (Spain) Ferrari 1min27.188 
4 Felipe Massa (Brazil) Williams1min27.223 
5 Romain Grosjean (France) Lotus 1min27.682 
6 Kevin Magnussen (Denmark) McLaren 1min27.806 
7 Daniel Ricciardo (Australia) Red Bull 1min27.808 
8 Jenson Button (Britain) McLaren 1min28.006 
9 Pastor Maldonado (Venezuela) Lotus 1min28.076 
10 Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Red Bull 1min28.085 
11 Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Williams1min28.101 
12 Jean-Eric Vergne (France) Toro Rosso 1min28.242 
13 Daniil Kvyat (Russia) Toro Rosso 1min28.298 
14 Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 1min28.419 
15 Sergio Perez (Mexico) Force India 1min28.571 
16 Nico Huelkenberg (Germany) Force India 1min28.668 
17 Adrian Sutil (Germany) Sauber 1min28.715 
18 Esteban Gutierrez (Mexico) Sauber 1min28.865 
19 Max Chilton (Britain) Marussia 1min30.169 
20 Jules Bianchi (France) Marussia 1min30.670 
21 Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) Caterham 1min30.712 
22 Marcus Ericsson (Sweden) Caterham 1min31.559

Second practice
First practice
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