- From the twelfth place of the grid, Carlos made the most of his McLaren to finish the Spanish GP in eighth place.
- The Spaniard of McLaren overtook his teammate in the first lap, then Ricciardo after the first pit-stop, Albon during his second pit-stop during the Safety-Car and finally Grosjean y Kvyat on the closing laps of the race.
- With this result, Carlos extends his streak of points at the Spanish GP, as he has finished in the Top 10 in each and every appearance.
"We’ve scored four points that taste very sweet. Congratulations to the entire team for that. We had some struggles during the first half of the race, our race pace was not good, but we made the most of every opportunity".
"We executed a solid strategy and overtook other cars at the right time. The car was struggling at certain parts of the track, but we had the drive and mentality here at my home race and we seized our possibilities to the maximum. Pretty sure the crowd played its role. Thanks everyone for the support I had all weekend long!".