Sebastian Vettel arrived in his home country as a world champion for the first time – and sporting a T-shirt marking his latest driving achievement.
He posed for pictures with the five other German drivers who will be starting this weekend’s race.
Here are more pictures from Thursday at the Nurburgring.
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