Write an article Search Sportskeeda

10 Things to watch out for at the 2015 Spanish Grand Prix - Slide 10 of 10

As lights will go out at Catalunya After a long 3-week break, Formula 1 is back with this year?s first European race at the Circuit de Barce ...

As lights will go out at Catalunya
After a long 3-week break, Formula 1 is back with this year’s first European race at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Spain. The race marks the 45th edition of the Spanish Grand Prix, and it is the 5th round of the 2015 Formula 1 season. The race itself at the top is quite crunch because there are possibly 4 drivers waiting to the chequered flag first at the end of the 66-lap race this weekend. However, there is loads more see and understand during the Grand Prix. So, for you benefit, we have made list of things which you should lookout for during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend.

#10 McLaren's new livery

Previous Slide 10 / 10
Picture From McLaren-Honda Official Twitter P

McLaren Honda is getting closer and closer towards their current short term aim; Formula 1 World Championship Points. The team was nearly there last time around at Bahrain in the hands of a determined Alonso, and the 3-week break has given the squad a good chance to recover, rejuvenate, and try again.

As ever, new parts and some upgrade packages are lined up for the Spanish race. But, this time however, all eyes will be on the team’s car livery this weekend. 

McLaren are shunning their silver-chrome based decal for the first time since the 1997 season, and the Mp4-30 is set to debut a black base and red striped themed color scheme at Catalunya. The team is describing the livery as "dynamic, predatory, graphite-grey colouration", and it predicts that the scheme will manifest appeal when it races under floodlights or bright sunshine.

Previous Slide 10 / 10
Blood and passion fuel Siena's street horse race
Blood and passion fuel Siena's street horse race
Motor racing: Kubica does two race distances in Hungary Formula One test
Motor racing: Kubica does two race distances in Hungary Formula One test
Kubica starts test that could lead to F1 comeback
Kubica starts test that could lead to F1 comeback
Motor racing: McLaren set engine deadline amid Renault speculation
Motor racing: McLaren set engine deadline amid Renault speculation
Vettel in fine fettle for F1's August break
Vettel in fine fettle for F1's August break
Motor racing: Massa withdraws from Budapest test, focus on Kubica
Motor racing: Massa withdraws from Budapest test, focus on Kubica
Motor racing: Raikkonen was faster, admits triumphant Vettel
Motor racing: Raikkonen was faster, admits triumphant Vettel
Motor racing: Hulkenberg clashes with 'most unsporting' Magnussen
Motor racing: Hulkenberg clashes with 'most unsporting' Magnussen
Motor racing: Sportsmanship makes us winners, says Mercedes boss
Motor racing: Sportsmanship makes us winners, says Mercedes boss
Motor racing: Ricciardo slams 'amateur' team mate Verstappen
Motor racing: Ricciardo slams 'amateur' team mate Verstappen
Motor racing: Hamilton's heart speaks louder than his mind
Motor racing: Hamilton's heart speaks louder than his mind
Motor Racing: Vettel wins while sporting Hamilton keeps his word
Motor Racing: Vettel wins while sporting Hamilton keeps his word
Motor racing: Champagne makes official return to the F1 podium
Motor racing: Champagne makes official return to the F1 podium
Hamilton sees 'easy breeze' for Ferrari in Hungary
Hamilton sees 'easy breeze' for Ferrari in Hungary
Kvyat moves closer to race ban with grid drop
Kvyat moves closer to race ban with grid drop
Di Resta impresses after diving into the deep end
Di Resta impresses after diving into the deep end
Vettel denies Hamilton a record-equalling pole
Vettel denies Hamilton a record-equalling pole
Motor racing: Vettel sets track record in final Hungary practice
Motor racing: Vettel sets track record in final Hungary practice
Motor racing: 'Bernie Avenue' drops off the F1 road map
Motor racing: 'Bernie Avenue' drops off the F1 road map
Motor racing: assa doubtful for Hungarian Grand Prix
Motor racing: assa doubtful for Hungarian Grand Prix
Fetching more content...