After the top three, Felipe Massa was fourth, Kimi Raikkonen was fifth after a fantastic and brave start, Jenson Button crossed the line in sixth, and the top ten was rounded off with Barrichello and Heidfeld.
Notable retirements came from Juan Pablo Montoya who spun with electricals issues and beached his McLaren on a kerb. Ralf Schumacher retired after a coming together with his team mate Jarno Trulli. Ralf had a replacement nose fitted, but retired later on in the race.
David Coulthard finished 14th in his 200th Grand Prix, and will want to forget about this weekend and move on to his 201st race as soon as possible. Williams and Toyota will also want to forget about the Spanish meeting as they too had poor races and could not compete where they would have liked. Webber and Rosberg finished 9th and 11th, Trulli came home 10th with Ralf not completing race distance.
The Spanish Grand Prix is typically a processional race, with overtaking moves few and very far between. This race was no different, but the fact that Alonso won his home race made it a little bit more special. The speed in the Renault was awesome, and whilst the