All but three of the past 16 races in Spain have been won from pole, leaving him with every chance of taking his second victory of the season.
Mercedes team's revised car drew appreciative and apprehensive murmurs around the Spanish GP paddock.
McLaren must persuade Alonso that they can provide a winning car next year or he'll talk to teams that can.
Championship leader makes light of media speculation that he might move to rival team in 2018.
Ferrari can take pride in strong start to the F1 season but Vettel is still cautious going into the Spanish Grand Prix.
Mercedes rookie is the man most likely to become the 11th different winner in a row at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya.
Mercedes F1 boss says team has no "magic bullets" to solve the problems that slowed Hamilton in Russia last month.
Bunte ordered to pay damages following article that claimed the former F1 champion could walk again.
New chairman accuses his predecessor of failing to grow the sport adequately during his four-decade tenure.
McLaren Formula One team launches virtual racing competition with a real job as a simulator driver as the prize.
"This was always my challenge - to go into somebody else's sandbox and see if I could beat beat them at their own game"
2017 has been full of surprises. But is all this excitement just a veil for what is the same old problem?
F1 heads home next week with the championship finely balanced and the prospect of an intense battle stretching out ahead.
Valtteri Bottas waited 81 races for his first Formula One win to come along but it will get easier now, says Niki Lauda.
Valtteri Bottas becomes Formula One's 107th different winner since 1950, another dismal weekend for McLaren.