Say what you like about the Valencia Street Track – at least the photographers can get close to the cars and snap some cracking close-ups.
Practice had led us to expect an unusual result in qualifying but it turned into another battle between Red Bull and McLaren.
Here’s a selection of pictures from qualifying for the European Grand Prix.
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