Pastor Maldonado is the Williams F1 hero this afternoon in Barcelona.

Pastor_Maldonado-WinnerAfter he started from pole and lost the position to Fernando Alonso, thanks to a brilliant strategy by the the team he was able to get back in the front and the young Venezuelan driver was able to maintain his position until the end bringing home for Williams the first victory since Brazil 2004.

Below are the complete race results, with reactions and selected teams and drivers quotes soon to follow. Stay tuned for more info, here on TheFormula1.com

Pos.
Drivers
Teams
Time
01.Venezuela Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1Winner
02.Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari+3.1 secs
03.Finland Kimi RaikkonenLotus F1+3.8 secs
04.France Romain GrosjeanLotus F1+14.7 secs
05.Japan Kamui KobayashiSauber F1+64.6 secs
06.Deutschland Sebastian VettelRed Bull+67.5 secs
07.Deutschland Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas+77.9 secs
08.United Kingdom Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes+78.1 secs
09.United Kingdom Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes+85.2 secs
10.Deutschland Nico HulkenbergSahara Force India+1 Lap
11.Australia Mark WebberRed Bull+1 Lap
12.France Jean Eric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso+1 Lap
13.Australia Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso+1 Lap
14.United Kingdom Paul di RestaSahara Force India+1 Lap
15.Brazil Felipe MassaFerrari+1 Lap
16.Finland Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team+1 Lap
17.Russia Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team+1 Lap
18.Germany Timo GlockMarussia+2 Laps
19.Spain Pedro de la RosaHRT F1 Team+3 Laps
20.Mexico Sergio PerezSauber F1+29 Laps
21.France Charles PicMarussia+31 Laps
22.India Narain KarthikeyanHRT F1 Team+44 Laps
23.Brazil Bruno SennaWilliams F1Accident
24.Deutschland Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG PetronasAccident
Fastest Lap: France Romain Grosjean1:26.250