Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel hooked up to the mothership.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

A rare smile by Ferrari’s maligned maestro.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

Yet again McLaren finished strong, but far from the top.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

The relief of the season’s first pole.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

It’s Barcelona in May! It’s Barcelona in May!

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

Walk like a Weltmeister.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

Pérez finished well into the points in his first race. He did it again, and this time, his points were not taken from him.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

The aftermath of Alonso’s fabulous start.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

Vettel passing Button for lead he would take to the flag.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

A flying Vettel. Thankfully, no extended index finger. Extended and hooked, as Jenson Button pointed out before the race.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

If you’re as rich as Dietrich Mateschitz, this is your life.

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Pictures from the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix

Oh, no! The extended and hooked finger returns. Button hates it!

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