Five themes to watch for in the Spanish GP
In the first of a new series, AUTOSPORT gives you five things to look out for in Sunday's race
1. Webber's survival up front
This isn't the first time this year that Mark Webber has out-qualified Sebastian Vettel. In Malaysia, Webber had pole but his young team-mate picked his pocket on the inside of Turn 1. The effectively useless outboard wing mirrors were blamed for that mishap, and with inboard mirrors firmly attached to the chassis now, there will be no excuses this time
If it's dry, a Red Bull will win. Chances are, whichever Red Bull driver leads at the end of the first lap will be the one doing the winning. It's been frustrating for Webber this season, with Vettel always seeming to have an answer for him. The Aussie will be desperate to get one over on him and make sure it's Vettel that has to force a smile through gritted teeth on the podium this time.
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