German driver Rosberg wins Spanish Grand Prix

Mercedes team's driver Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to claim the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

Updated Jul 28, 2015

Mercedes' German driver Nico Rosberg won the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Barcelona on Sunday.

Having started in the "pole" position, Rosberg won his first Grand Prix of this season with 1:41:12.555 degree. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton each competed for the runners-up position during the race.

Meanwhile, McLaren Honda's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso withdrew from the race because of brake problems.

Hamilton claimed the second spot by finishing the race 17.5 seconds behind Rosberg. Vettel came in third.

Drivers standings leader Hamilton raised his points to 111 after the race. Rosberg is following him with 91 points and Vettel is in the third rank with 80 points.