Spanish GP: Fernando Alonso rewards home faithful in Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton and his new dog Roscoe
Lewis Hamilton arrived in Barcelona with a new companion - his English bulldog puppy Roscoe. Perhaps a 'pit'-bull would be more apt?
Sebastian Vettel
Barcelona was not the best of afternoons for Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, who finished off the podium for the second time this season. As those two misses were fourth-places, the world champion's not doing too badly, is he?
Daniel Ricciardo juggling
With all those buttons, switches and paddles on the steering wheel, F1 drivers have to have amazing hand to eye co-ordination. Toro Rosso's Daniel Ricciardo shows how they develop it
Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso was ominously strong on Friday and Saturday, posting good times in practice and qualifying fifth
Daniel Alves (left) and Felipe Massa
Celebrity spotting at the track is becoming commonplace, but this clothing is anything but. Check out the natty jacket and shorts (yes, shorts) worn by Felipe Massa's Brazilian footballer friend Dani Alves
Maria de Villota leads children for the FIA's Safer Roads For All campaign.
Maria de Villota, who lost an eye in a testing accident for Marussia last July, leads children as part of the FIA Safer Roads For All campaign
Mark Webb
Red Bull's Mark Webber, who finished fifth, acknowledges the 95,000-strong Spanish crowd during the drivers' parade
Spanish fans at the Circuit de Catalunya
Very little doubt who the locals were shouting for. Car Number 3, Spanish guy, drives a Ferrari...
Romain Grosjean drives his Lotus in front of the packed grandstand
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone was quick to point out that the crowds at the Circuit de Catalunya were up on last year, and they had an enthralling race to watch
Spanish Grand Prix
Perfect conditions for a grand prix as there was barely a cloud in the sky at the Circuit de Catalunya. It was also a near perfect afternoon for Fernando Alonso in front of his home crowd
Felipe Massa at the Barcelona GP
Nice to see Felipe Massa back on the podium after a strong start to the season for Ferrari. His third place justifies the team's decision to stick with the Brazilian ace after two indifferent years
Guido Van Der Garde tries to drive on after losing a wheel.
The teams struggled with high tyre degradation all weekend but as Caterham's Giedo van der Garde discovered, worse things can happen to a tyre than heavy graining
Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso celebrates his win on home soil in style and is happy to give his fellow Spaniards "something to smile about"