Spain Grand Prix 2022 date: UK start time, qualification, standings, race schedule, live stream and how to follow as Hamilton claims Mercedes’ poor form ‘won’t stop us in our tracks’ – Vettel considers quitting over climate change

Lewis Hamilton has vowed to turn around Mercedes’ poor form as Formula 1 heads back to Europe for the Spain Grand Prix.

The Brit is sixth in the drivers standings following a difficult start to a season that has seen Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc set the pace.

Mercedes have struggled to compete with their rivals this season


The seven-time world champion is yet to fight for a race victory after struggling with a host of performance issues.

Mercedes have won the Constructors’ Championship every year since 2014 but now face surrendering their title to Ferrari or Red Bull.

“I love working with this team,” Hamilton said. “Being in a team is such a privilege and working with so many people towards a common goal.

“And everyone lifted each other up. Incredible how supportive everyone has been through the difficult times, and then we’ve had the most incredible times together.

“So, you know, a couple of bad races is not going to stop us in our tracks.

“This is where we unite: this is where we learn more about ourselves as individuals; this is where we, we grow the most. And it makes that eventual success – which I have no doubts we will eventually get to – taste even better.”

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Spain Grand Prix: Date and UK start time

The race weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona in Catalunya is scheduled for Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22.

There will be two practices on the Friday starting from 1pm UK time with the third session at noon on the Saturday.

Qualifying will then take place at 3pm while the race itself will get underway at 2pm UK time on the Sunday.

Spain Grand Prix: TV channel and live stream

Coverage will again be on Sky Sports F1 throughout the weekend. Their coverage of Sunday’s race build-up begins at 1pm.

Sky Sports customers can live stream this via the app using their mobile, tablet or computer devices.

If not, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £9.99 while Channel Four will broadcast highlights later in the evening.

talkSPORT will have all of the best of the action from Italy throughout the week while will have a live blog for the race.

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