2012 European Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Sunday 1 July 2012

  2. Alonso hopes to design F1 circuit 11:10

    Alonso hopes to design F1 circuit

    While Championship leader Fernando Alonso won’t be thinking about retirement just yet, the Spaniard has revealed some of his future plans from questions asked…

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  3. Wednesday 27 June 2012

  4. Stuck rubbishes Red Bull conspiracy theory 11:24

    Stuck rubbishes Red Bull conspiracy theory

    The President of the German motor sport association DMSB, Hans-Joachim Stuck has sent a warning to Red Bull after Sebastian Vettel and Dr. Helmut Marko…

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  5. Force India target ‘home race’ podium 10:36

    Force India target ‘home race’ podium

    After a strong performance in the European Grand Prix, Force India team principal Vijay Mallya is hoping new upgrades will help the team score their first…

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  6. Williams see positives after disappointing Valencia 10:00

    Williams see positives after disappointing Valencia

    Williams Chief Operations Engineer, Mark Gillan was left disappointed after a frustrating weekend in Valencia. The team scored just one championship point with…

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  7. 05:00

    Video of the Day: European Grand Prix highlights

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  8. Tuesday 26 June 2012

  9. Horner encouraged by Vettel’s Valencia dominance 09:26

    Horner encouraged by Vettel’s Valencia dominance

    Although Red Bull were bitterly disappointed to see Sebastian Vettel retire from the European Grand Prix with an alternator failure, Team Principal Christian…

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  10. Mixed Whitmarsh opinions over Hamilton crash 08:58

    Mixed Whitmarsh opinions over Hamilton crash

    Martin Whitmarsh was torn between two opinions following the Valencia accident between Lewis Hamilton and Pastor Maldonado. While the McLaren Team Principal…

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  11. Monday 25 June 2012

  12. Sauber lamenting missed opportunities 13:43

    Sauber lamenting missed opportunities

    Sauber endured a bruising afternoon in Valencia, with Kamui Kobayashi suffering two incidents which cost him a potential fourth place finish. Although Sergio…

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  13. 13:07

    F1 video: Domenicali’s post-Valencia reaction

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  14. Räikkönen: The win is what I wanted 11:41

    Räikkönen: The win is what I wanted

    Second place in Valencia marked Kimi Räikkönen’s second podium finish of his F1 comeback season. However, just like in Bahrain two months ago, the Finn was…

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  15. Caterham’s ‘just reward’ for improved performance 10:52

    Caterham’s ‘just reward’ for improved performance

    Caterham enjoyed a marked performance in Valencia, achieving the kind of pace the team had wished for at the start of the 2012 Formula 1 season. After Heikki…

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  16. Valencia backs up trust in Schumacher, says Brawn 09:26

    Valencia backs up trust in Schumacher, says Brawn

    Ross Brawn was delighted to see Michael Schumacher claim a first Mercedes podium in Valencia, with this having been the 100th race since his last for Ferrari at…

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  17. Vettel hit by same problem as Grosjean 08:57

    Vettel hit by same problem as Grosjean

    It has been revealed that alternator failure was the cause of Sebastian Vettel’s retirement from the lead of Sunday’s European Grand Prix. The problem…

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  18. Ferrari: We must not relax for a second 08:40

    Ferrari: We must not relax for a second

    Fernando Alonso became the first driver to win two 2012 races in the European Grand Prix, as Ferrari became the second team to do so. Although Fernando Alonso…

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  19. ‘This is Ferrari at its best’ 08:32

    ‘This is Ferrari at its best’

    Luca di Montezemolo was delighted to have been in Valencia as Fernando Alonso dramatically retook the lead of the World Championship. The Spaniard claimed his…

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  20. 06:00

    Video of the Day: Senna and Kobayashi collide

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  21. Grosjean saddened by loss of possible win 02:00

    Grosjean saddened by loss of possible win

    Romain Grosjean came close to victory in Sunday’s European Grand Prix, having carried fresher tyres than leader Fernando Alonso when he stopped with…

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  22. Sunday 24 June 2012

  23. 23:59

    After Europe: Full championship standings

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  24. 18:24

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday in Valencia

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  25. No penalty for Schumacher over DRS incident 18:23

    No penalty for Schumacher over DRS incident

    After a lengthy stewards’ investigation on Sunday evening, Michael Schumacher’s podium finish stands in Valencia. The Mercedes driver was judged to have…

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  26. Vergne receives double penalty in Valencia 18:09

    Vergne receives double penalty in Valencia

    Toro Rosso’s Jean-Éric Vergne has been handed a double penalty after a stewards’ investigation at the European Grand Prix. The French came into contact…

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  27. Maldonado penalised and loses final point 17:59

    Maldonado penalised and loses final point

    Pastor Maldonado has been given a drive-through penalty, which converts to a time penalty of 20 seconds, for his part in the incident with Lewis Hamilton on the…

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  28. Hülkenberg celebrating career-best result 17:24

    Hülkenberg celebrating career-best result

    Nico Hülkenberg achieved a top five result in Sunday’s European Grand Prix, in the process notching up his best ever F1 finish. The German, making up for his…

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  29. Hamilton staying calm after Maldonado crash 17:06

    Hamilton staying calm after Maldonado crash

    Lewis Hamilton may have been initially furious when crashing out of the European Grand Prix on Sunday, but the McLaren driver was somewhat more subdued when it…

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  30. Collisions with Caterhams for Toro Rosso 16:30

    Collisions with Caterhams for Toro Rosso

    Toro Rosso drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Éric Vergne had a weekend to forget in Valenca as they found themselves in collisions with both Caterham drivers…

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  31. Kobayashi given five-place penalty for Silverstone 16:28

    Kobayashi given five-place penalty for Silverstone

    Kamui Kobayashi has been given a five-place grid drop for the next round of the World Championship at Silverstone. This follows his collision with Felipe Massa…

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  32. Schumacher could lose podium through penalty 16:13

    Schumacher could lose podium through penalty

    Michael Schumacher’s Valencia podium finish is under threat, having been called to see the stewards following Sunday afternoon’s highly dramatic European…

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  33. Emotional Alonso hails ‘most beautiful victory’ 16:00

    Emotional Alonso hails ‘most beautiful victory’

    It may have been a rare sight, but Fernando Alonso was in tears after winning the European Grand Prix in front of a home crowd in Valencia. The victory, from…

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  34. Maldonado: Hamilton gave me no space 15:48

    Maldonado: Hamilton gave me no space

    Pastor Maldonado has unsurprisingly blamed Lewis Hamilton for their collision in the closing stages of the European Grand Prix. Just over one lap from the end…

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  35. Vettel misses out on European hat-trick 15:34

    Vettel misses out on European hat-trick

    Sebastian Vettel was denied a hat-trick of victories in Valencia after the German retired from the lead of the European Grand Prix. The reigning World Champion…

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  36. 14:58

    Full European Grand Prix results

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  37. Alonso wins action-packed European Grand Prix 14:56

    Alonso wins action-packed European Grand Prix

    Fernando Alonso has become the first two-time race winner of 2012, winning the European Grand Prix in Valencia from 11th on the grid. After Sebastian Vettel…

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  38. Glock to miss race after medical guidance 10:15

    Glock to miss race after medical guidance

    Marussia has confirmed that Timo Glock will not take part in the European Grand Prix after a stomach bug caused him to not participate in qualifying yesterday.…

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  39. De la Rosa optimistic about second home race 02:00

    De la Rosa optimistic about second home race

    This afternoon’s European Grand Prix will be a second home race of 2012 for Pedro de la Rosa, who may live in Munich but hails from Barcelona. Heading into…

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  40. 00:00

    European Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  41. Saturday 23 June 2012

  42. 18:59

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday in Valencia

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  43. Alonso: The podium is out of reach 18:55

    Alonso: The podium is out of reach

    Fernando Alonso has admitted that a podium is out of the question for tomorrow’s European Grand Prix in Valencia. The Spaniard failed to delight his home…

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  44. 18:19

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday in Valencia

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  45. Stewards say Hamilton did nothing wrong 18:18

    Stewards say Hamilton did nothing wrong

    Lewis Hamilton has been cleared of any wrongdoing in European Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday afternoon. The McLaren driver was part of a post-session…

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  46. Hamilton called to stewards for Rosberg incident 17:51

    Hamilton called to stewards for Rosberg incident

    Lewis Hamilton has been asked to speak to Valencia stewards for an incident which took place in Q3 qualifying on Saturday afternoon. According to Nico Rosberg…

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  47. Button apologises for 'negative' Valencia comments 17:23

    Button apologises for 'negative' Valencia comments

    Jenson Button has apologised for his immediate post-qualifying reaction in Valencia on Saturday. The Englishman, who finished a frustrating session in ninth…

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  48. Lotus still able to win European Grand Prix 17:05

    Lotus still able to win European Grand Prix

    Lotus are still tipped by many for victory this weekend, as Formula 1 descended on Valencia for Round 8 of 2012. After a dramatic qualifying session on…

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  49. Di Resta annoyed to repeat 2011 mistake 16:42

    Di Resta annoyed to repeat 2011 mistake

    Paul di Resta could have challenged for a front row position in Valencia on Saturday, but the Scot was left annoyed after repeating his European Grand Prix…

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  50. Glock can race if well enough 16:21

    Glock can race if well enough

    Timo Glock will decide on Sunday morning whether or not he intends to race in the European Grand Prix. Having arrived in Valencia with a stomach bug, the German…

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  51. Maldonado better suited to harder tyres 16:16

    Maldonado better suited to harder tyres

    Pastor Maldonado will be avoiding Pirelli’s Soft compound for as long as possible in Valencia on Sunday as. Although the less durable tyre is the quicker one…

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  52. New parts help Vettel to record-equalling pole 15:41

    New parts help Vettel to record-equalling pole

    Sebastian Vettel has praised his Red Bull team after taking pole position in the European Grand Prix at Valencia. The German driver said hard work and new…

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  53. I expected less than second, Hamilton admits 15:16

    I expected less than second, Hamilton admits

    A candid Lewis Hamilton expected far less than a front row starting position for the European Grand Prix. The McLaren driver shared his thoughts in the…

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  54. Kovalainen delighted after making Q2 15:02

    Kovalainen delighted after making Q2

    Heikki Kovalainen has said he is happy with the progress of his Caterham team after making it into Qualifying 2, ahead of Mark Webber’s Red Bull and…

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  55. Vergne downcast with fifth Q1 exit 14:47

    Vergne downcast with fifth Q1 exit

    Jean-Éric Vergne may have out-qualified Red Bull’s Mark Webber, who suffered a DRS problem in qualifying for the European Grand Prix, but the Toro Rosso…

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  56. DRS problem leaves Webber 19th 14:31

    DRS problem leaves Webber 19th

    Mark Webber will start the European Grand Prix in 19th position after failing to make the cut in Q1. The Australian had brake issues in Free Practice 3 and a…

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  57. 14:11

    European GP: Full Qualifying results

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  58. Vettel destroys rivals to seize Valencia hat-trick 14:08

    Vettel destroys rivals to seize Valencia hat-trick

    Sebastian Vettel has won a third consecutive pole position at the Valencia Street Circuit following a hotly-contested qualifying on Saturday afternoon. Lewis…

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  59. Unwell Glock to miss Valencia qualifying 12:42

    Unwell Glock to miss Valencia qualifying

    Marussia has confirmed that Timo Glock will not be taking part in Saturday’s qualifying session for the European Grand Prix. The German has been suffering…

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  60. 11:10

    European GP: Full Practice 3 results

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  61. Button on top in final Valencia practice 11:09

    Button on top in final Valencia practice

    Putting his car setup worries behind him, Jenson Button topped the timesheets in final practice for the European Grand Prix. On another hot morning in Valencia…

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  62. Lotus: We are looking competitive 08:00

    Lotus: We are looking competitive

    Lotus were tipped for success by many heading into Valencia, as the nimble E20s of Romain Grosjean and Kimi Räikkönen should be capable of doing great things…

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  63. F1 community braced for Sunday scorcher 06:00

    F1 community braced for Sunday scorcher

    Although rain is not a threat for the European Grand Prix, the varying temperatures of Valencia are expected to throw a number of variables into the mix. On…

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  64. Schumacher puts focus on rear tyre life 02:00

    Schumacher puts focus on rear tyre life

    Michael Schumacher ended Friday’s second practice session in fourth position, despite suffering a number of large front lock-ups in Valencia. However, it is…

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  65. Friday 22 June 2012

  66. 20:36

    Latest F1 photos: Friday in Valencia

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  67. Driver error caused crash, de la Rosa admits 20:35

    Driver error caused crash, de la Rosa admits

    Pedro de la Rosa’s running was severely curtailed as he crashed his HRT in Friday afternoon practice ahead of the European Grand Prix. As his left-front brake…

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