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Barcelona Speed Trap: Who is the fastest of them all?

The consensus surrounding Barcelona has always been that if a car performs well around the Circuit de Catalunya's 4.6 km layout, then it should perform well everywhere. However, a contender's velocity down the track's main straight is no indication of a design's overall efficiency, as Alex Albon's strong top speed in qualifying tells us. Albon's Williams was the second fastest car on the straight with a top speed of 333.4 kph, and yet the Anglo-Thai racer and teammate Nicholas Latifi were slowest overall in the Saturday afternoon session. More interesting was Lewis Hamilton's maximum velocity in qualifying, with the Mercedes driver breezing through the speed trap at a whopping 337.7 kph!...
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