Lewis-Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix to extend lead at top of F1 standings over Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas
Lewis Hamilton eased to a dominant Spanish Grand Prix victory while his rivals wilted in the Barcelona heat.
The ice-cool reigning world champion won his fourth race in six this season on a day when he was expected to struggle.
Hamilton lapped every car up to fourth place and extended his lead at the top of the standings to 37 points as he eyes a seventh world title.
lewis-Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, Mercedes spent most of the weekend fearing Max Verstappen in his Red Bull that had been softer on tires in hot temperatures.
But it was Verstappen who felt the heat and complained of tire wear and degradation on the team radio.
And that meant Hamilton could streak clear having started from pole position in Catalunya.
Verstappen came home in second while Valtteri Bottas recovered from a poor start to clinch the final podium place.