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European Grand Prix qualifying (pictures) 22nd August 2009, 20:45

After a wretchedly dull race last year, Valencia isn’t the most popular stop on the F1 calendar with fans. But one a sunny day with some interesting scenery there’s a lot to like about the place. Have a look at these colourful pictures from today’s qualifying action.

Strategy could hand Barrichello an advantage (European GP fuel weights)

Rubens Barrichello is fuelled to pit three laps later than the two McLarens in front of him – but will it be enough to overcome the silver cars’ performance advantage? Jenson Button also has three more laps’ worth of fuel than Sebastian Vettel, giving him a strong chance of increasing his advantage in the championship […]

Hamilton leads McLaren one-two (European Grand Prix qualifying)

McLaren locked out the front row of the grid for the European Grand Prix at Valencia with Lewis Hamilton leading Heikki Kovalainen. But it could have been the other way around if Kovalainen hadn’t blown his final shot at a lap. And it was bad news for Ferrari’s Luca Badoer, who starts tomorrow’s race from […]

European Grand Prix grid

1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’39.498 2. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’39.532 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’39.563 4. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’39.789 5. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’39.821 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’40.144 7. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’40.185 8. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’40.236 9. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – […]

European Grand Prix qualifying Live Blog

Review the European Grand Prix qualifying Live Blog below.

Tribute to Massa on Barrichello’s helmet

Rubens Barrichello has a tribute to Felipe Massa on his crash helmet at the European Grand Prix this weekend: Read more Felipe Massa crashes after being struck by debris during qualifying (Video) How hard was Massa hit?

European Grand Prix practice 3 Live Blog

Review the European Grand Prix practice 3 Live Blog below.

Romain Grosjean arrives in F1 (pictures)

Another race, another rookie. Last time it was Jaime Alguersuari, and at Valencia we have Romain Grosjean making his Formula 1 debut. While team mate Fernando Alonso topped the times in the final session, Grosjean was 13th, 1.3s adrift. But how close will he be tomorrow? Here’s the first pictures of Grosjean competing in an […]