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Vettel weathers Lotus onslaught for home victory 7th July 2013, 23:27
Sebastian Vettel finally scored his first victory on home ground – and did so by putting one over the driver who is tipped to become his team mate next year.
Ferrari’s tactics backfired while Lotus split their strategies in the second half of the race to attack Vettel. Meanwhile Red Bull performed the race’s best – and worst – pit stops.
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Fernando Alonso set the fastest lap of the German Grand Prix after switching to soft tyres for his final stint.
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Eric Boullier believes Lotus would have won the German Grand Prix had Kimi Raikkonen not been held up earlier in the race.
Lewis Hamilton was unhappy with his Mercedes’ performance on the revised Pirelli tyres after falling from first to fifth in the German Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel finally added his home race to his list of grand prix victories after a close win under pressure from Kimi Raikkonen.