Schumacher Leads Spanish Grand Prix

Published May 6th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

German Michael Schumacher took control of the qualifying session of the Spanish Grand Prix, Saturday, setting a time of a minute-20.97, followed by Hakkinen, who clocked 1.21.05, leaving third place for Rubens Barrichello. 

Thirty-one year old Schumacher secured Ferrari's pole of the season for the Spanish Grand Prix, sounding unhappy in a warning he delivered Saturday upon the finish line saying that he had unlucky day, as he failed to produce his best at the Circuit de Catalunya. 

Hakkinen indicated the challenge to be not an easy one, especially with his demanding car. 

Brazilian Barrichello shared Hakkinen's the unlucky experience of the day when their cars had to be repaired for faulty engines during the qualifying session. 

Barrichello finished three-tenths of a second behind Hakkinen, but ahead of Coulthard who came fourth in his Mclaren, just four days after escaping from Tuesday's air crash that killed the two pilots on his hired Lear jet - (Agencies). 



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