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2012 European GP tyre strategies and pit stops 24th June 2012, 22:20

As Sam Michael forecast, McLaren did do the quickest pit stops in Valencia. Unfortunately for Lewis Hamilton, they also did one of the slowest.

2012 European Grand Prix lap charts

Three of the top four finishers in the European Grand Prix started outside of the top ten – here’s how they did it.

2012 European Grand Prix fastest laps

Sebastian Vettel retired while leading the European Grand Prix but his pace in the opening laps of the race may have his rivals worried.

2012 European Grand Prix in pictures

Pictures from the European Grand Prix at the Valencia street circuit, won by Fernando Alonso.

Maldonado, Kobayashi and Vergne penalised, Schumacher not

Michael Schumacher keeps third but Pastor Maldonado, Kamui Kobayashi and Jean-Eric Vergne are penalised.

Alonso clinches superb win in Valencia

Fernando Alonso won the European Grand Prix after an excellent drive from 11th on the grid.

2012 European Grand Prix championship points

Fernando Alonso takes a 20-point lead over Mark Webber in the drivers’ championship after Valencia.

2012 European Grand Prix result

Fernando Alonso won from Kimi Raikkonen and Michael Schumacher in Valencia.

Rate the race: 2012 European Grand Prix

What did you think of the European Grand Prix? Share your verdict on today’s race at the Valencia street circuit.

Live: 2012 European Grand Prix

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