GP - Race
Final lap! - Michael Schumacher wins at Barcelona. Juan
Pablo Montoya is second ahead of David Coulthard. Nick Heidfeld is 4th
ahead of Felipe Massa and Heinz Harald Frentzen make the top 6.
Final lap! - Trulli retires!
Lap 64: Michael leads from Montoya and Coulthard.
Lap 63: Button stops on the track.
Lap 62: Order - M Schumacher, Montoya, Coulthard, Heidfeld, Massa, Frentzen, Trulli, Villeneuve, Button, McNish, R Schumacher and Salo.
Lap 61: Trulli slow!
Lap 60: Michael Schumacher leads Montoya by 36 seconds who is 5.2 seconds ahead of Coulthard.
Lap 59: Coulthard catching Montoya fast!. He is 5.255 seconds behind.
Lap 58: Michael Schumacher has yet to lap Massa and Frentzen.
Lap 57: Both Massa and Frentzen have passed Button. He must have made a mistake. Frentzen is pushing as he can smell a point!
Lap 56: Michael Schumacher catches the 3 fighting for 6th (Button, Massa and Frentzen)
Lap 55: Frentzen in 8th is trying to pass Massa.
Lap 54: Order - M Schumacher, Montoya, Coulthard, Trulli, Heidfeld, Button, Massa, Frentzen, McNish and R Schumacher make the top 10. Retirements - Bernoldi, Panis, Irvine, Sato, Fisichella, Raikkonen, de la Rosa and Barrichello. Mark Webber and Alex Yoong didn't start.
Lap 53: Given the huge lead, Michael has now slowed down a bit and is lapping in the 1:23's
Lap 52: The mechanic hit by Montoya seems to be shaken but nothing broken. That is a relief.
Lap 51: Button in 6th is just 0.6 seconds ahead of Massa who is 0.9 seconds ahead of Frentzen.
Lap 51: Michael Schumacher leads Juan Pablo Montoya by a massive 44.6 seconds.
Lap 50: Massa still trying to get ahead of Button.
Lap 49: Michael sets the fastest lap of the race with a 1:20.355
Lap 48: Coulthard has closed the gap to Montoya to just over 5 seconds. Massa trying to get ahead of Button.
Lap 48: The lollipop man gave the all clear to Montoya while the fuel hose was still engaged.
Lap 47: Coulthard pits from 3rd. 7.8 seconds.
Lap 46: Montoya pits. On his out he runs over a mechanics foot. The mechanic is carried back into the garage.
Lap 45: Olivier Panis retires just after he had his second pit stop. Panis has yet to finish a race.
Lap 44: Trulli pits from 4th.
Lap 43: Both Heidfeld and Button pit and Heidfeld gets ahead. They left their pits side by side but Heidfeld got first into the first corner.
Lap 42: Michael Schumacher leads Montoya by 37 seconds. Irvine slow.
Lap 42: Ralf pits and has another front wing fitted.
Lap 41: Ralf struggling with handling looks like he'll pit.
Lap 41: Michael laps Villeneuve who is in 10th place.
Lap 40: Michael Schumacher leads Montoya by 34 seconds. Bernoldi pits.
Lap 39: Everyone up until 10th have been lapped.
Lap 39: Order - M Schumacher, Montoya, Coulthard, Trulli, Button, Heidfeld, Massa, Panis, Frentzen and Villeneuve make the top 10. Retirements - Sato, Fisichella, Raikkonen, de la Rosa and Barrichello. Mark Webber and Alex Yoong didn't start.
Lap 38: Villeneuve takes 10th from Bernoldi. Heidfeld catching Button.
Lap 37: Ralf Schumacher isn't shaping after his off. He is lapping a lot slower than the leaders.
Lap 37: Michael Schumacher now leads Juan Pablo Montoya by just under 30 seconds. Button lets Trulli through.
Lap 36: Renault have asked Button to let Trulli pass. Meanwhile Michael laps his brother.
Lap 36: Order - M Schumacher, Montoya, Coulthard, Button, Trulli, Heidfeld, Massa, Panis, Frentzen and Bernoldi make the top 10. Retirements - Sato, Fisichella, Raikkonen, de la Rosa and Barrichello. Mark Webber and Alex Yoong didn't start.
Lap 35: Coulthard manages to get ahead of Button. Trulli now chasing Button who seems to be having a small problem.
Lap 34: Michael leads Montoya by 25.7 seconds. Button is just half a second in front of Coulthard. Ralf Schumacher is back in 13th place.
Lap 33: Coulthard under a second behind Button but it is very difficult to pass here. Perhaps at the next round of pit stops.
Lap 32: Order - M Schumacher, Montoya, Button, Coulthard, Trulli, Heidfeld, Massa, Panis, Frentzen and Bernoldi make the top 10.
Lap 31: Ralf pits after going off.
Lap 30: Coulthard pits. Ralf Schumacher has a damaged front wing!
Lap 29: Heidfeld pits. Coulthard still to pit.
Lap 28: Coulthard is running in second as he has yet to pit.
Lap 27: Felipe Massa pits and so does Frentzen.
Lap 27: Michael pits, 9.4 seconds. He leads
Lap 26: Michael ready to pit.
Lap 26: Juan Pablo Montoya pits from second. Pit stop slow but gets away after 10.4 seconds.
Lap 25: Michael meanwhile sets another fastest lap with a 1:21.376. Closing in on the fastest lap last year. Button pits.
Lap 25: Ralf Schumacher pits from second. He even pits before Michael!
Lap 24: Jarno Trulli pits from 6th. Williams ready for a pit.
Lap 23: Coulthard appears to be holding up Trulli and Heidfeld. Trulli is a second behind with Heidfeld a further second.
Lap 22: And he betters it yet again with a 1:21.732. He now leads Ralf by 19.393 seconds.
Lap 21: 1:21.755 fastest lap by Michael
Lap 21: 15 cars remaining with Michael leading his brother by a massive 17 seconds.
Lap 20: Michael laps Salo who had to stop once.
Lap 20: Order - M Schumacher, R Schumacher, Montoya, Button, Coulthard, Trulli, Heidfeld, Massa, Frentzen and Panis make the top 10. Retirements - Sato, Fisichella, Raikkonen, de la Rosa and Barrichello. Mark Webber and Alex Yoong didn't start.
Lap 19: Michael now leads by 16.2 seconds
Lap 18: 1:22.045 fastest lap for Michael
Lap 17: Michael Schumacher now leads by a massive 14.4 seconds. If this continues he'll be able to pit without losing the lead!
Lap 16: The group behind Michael are very close. Pit stops may decide their order.
Lap 15: 1:22.196 fastest lap for Michael!
Lap 15: Order - M Schumacher, R Schumacher, Montoya, Button, Coulthard, Trulli, Heidfeld, Massa, Frentzen and Panis make the top 10. Retirements - Sato, Fisichella, Raikkonen, de la Rosa and Barrichello. Mark Webber and Alex Yoong didn't start.
Lap 14: Michael increases the gap over Ralf to 11.4 seconds. Montoya is 2.5 seconds behind Ralf.
Lap 13: There is a fight between Frentzen in 9th and Panis in 10th. Looks like Frentzen is on a single stop!
Lap 13: Michael extends his lead to 10.4 seconds. It hasn't stabilised yet.
Lap 12: Takuma Sato spins into the gravel! What a week for Jordan.
Lap 10: Michael leads Ralf by 9.3 seconds as he sets a new fastest lap with a 1:22.299.
Lap 9: Order - M Schumacher, R Schumacher, Montoya, Button, Coulthard, Trulli, Heidfeld, Massa, Frentzen and Panis make the top 10. Retirements - Fisichella, Raikkonen, de la Rosa and Barrichello. Mark Webber and Alex Yoong didn't start.
Lap 8: Michael continues to extend his lead. He is 6.1 seconds in front. If they are on similar strategies then Ralf has no chance.
Lap 7: Michael Schumacher extends his lead to 5.1 seconds. Montoya 3rd ahead of Button and Coulthard.
Lap 6: More drama as Fisichella retires in the pits joining Barrichello, de la Rosa and Raikkonen.
Lap 5: Michael Schumacher leads Ralf by 2.9 seconds. Button had to swerve hard to avoid Raikkonen's rear wing. That was a scary moment for him.
Lap 4: Mika Salo pits. That is too early. He rejoins though!
Lap 4: Rear wing failure for Raikkonen. He will retire. de la Rosa spins and retires in the gravel!
Lap 3: Order: M Schumacher, R Schumacher, Montoya, Raikkonen, Button, Coulthard, Trulli, Heidfeld, Massa and Frentzen.
Lap 2: Michael is now 2.2 seconds ahead of Ralf. Montoya is 3.6 seconds behind.
Lap 1: Rubens Barrichello doesn't start even from the pits. He is the first retirement.
Lap 1: Michael Schumacher is flying. Already 1.5 seconds ahead of Ralf!
Race start: Michael Schumacher leads. Ralf Schumacher is second ahead of Montoya. Button takes 4th from Raikkonen but the Finn takes it back. Coulthard in 6th.
Formation lap: The cars are back on the grid.
Formation lap: Barrichello's car is pushed into the pits. It looks more than just a starting problem.
Formation lap underway and Barrichello stalls on the grid!. If they get him going he'll have to start from the back.
Unless Williams or McLaren can pull out something special, Ferrari are expected to dominate today. They have been dominant all weekend. Formation lap in 1 minute.
Also during the warm-up, Michael Schumacher came to a halt on the track due to a hydraulic failure. He will race in the spare. Formation lap in 2 minutes.
The Minardi team has decided to withdraw from the race after a 3rd wing failed on one of their cars during the Warm-up session this morning. Yesterday they suffered 2 front wing failures. We have 20 starters. Formation lap in 5 minutes.
Formation lap at 2:00 PM local time. It is partly cloudy with an air temperature of 21 degrees.