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Sunday weather update - rain still possible for race 10 May 2009

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Formula One World Championship, Rd 5, Spanish Grand Prix, Preparations, Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, 7 May 2009

Welcome to race day for the start of the European leg of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship, the Spanish Grand Prix, round five.

There will be an ambient temperature high of 18 degrees Celsius today with partial cloud, but there is a chance of showers in the region too.

The 4.655-kilometre Circuit de Catalunya has an asphalt run-off area now in Turn Three, and modified kerbs in Turns Five, 11 and 15.

The race will run over 66 laps or 307.104 kilometres (190.825 miles) as usual, and will start at 1400 hours local time, which is two hours ahead of GMT.