As Sam Michael forecast, McLaren did do the quickest pit stops in Valencia. Unfortunately for Lewis Hamilton, they also did one of the slowest.
Three of the top four finishers in the European Grand Prix started outside of the top ten – here’s how they did it.
Sebastian Vettel retired while leading the European Grand Prix but his pace in the opening laps of the race may have his rivals worried.
Pictures from the European Grand Prix at the Valencia street circuit, won by Fernando Alonso.
Michael Schumacher keeps third but Pastor Maldonado, Kamui Kobayashi and Jean-Eric Vergne are penalised.
Fernando Alonso won the European Grand Prix after an excellent drive from 11th on the grid.
Fernando Alonso takes a 20-point lead over Mark Webber in the drivers’ championship after Valencia.
Fernando Alonso won from Kimi Raikkonen and Michael Schumacher in Valencia.
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