August 17, 2012

2012 F1 European Grand Prix Review

Poolside view at 2012 European Grand Prix on June 24, 2012.
Photo from gallery posted by Joe Baaklini at Biser3a.

The Valencia Street Circuit, in Valencia, Spain, was the site for Formula One's 2012 European Grand Prix race on June 24, 2012. It was the eighth race on the 2012 calendar.

Fernando Alonso (Spain), driving for Scuderia Ferrari, passed the checkered flag first. He became the first Formula One driver to claim a second win this season, and regained the championship points lead. Kimi Räikkönen (Finland), driving for Lotus Renault, took second place. Räikkönen had two seconds and one third place finish, at this point. Making it three former champions on the podium, Michael Schumacher (Germany) of Mercedes AMG Petronas came in third for this race.

Below are the links for two race reviews. Also included, are a few videos.

Race - Alonso triumphs in Valencia thriller
Posted at on June 24, 2012

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso scored a sensational victory for Ferrari - and Spain - in an action-packed 2012 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Valencia on Sunday afternoon, despite starting only 11th. And on a day when neither Lewis Hamilton nor Sebastian Vettel finished, Alonso went back into a healthy world championship lead...

Europe analysis - experience conquers youth in Valencia
Posted at on June 25, 2012

There are no guarantees in life - and even fewer in Formula One racing - as Sunday’s remarkable European Grand Prix proved. Only the wiliest fan would have bet on Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso winning from 11th on the grid. But in a rollercoaster race experience really counted, and as the sport’s younger contingent fell by the wayside thanks to issues and incidents, it was comeback veterans Kimi Raikkonen and Michael Schumacher who joined Alonso on the podium. We take a team-by-team look back at a captivating afternoon in Valencia...

F1 2012 European GP Valencia Race Highlights(HD) 720p
Uploaded to YouTube by VUDUYF1

F1 2012 European Grand Prix Official Race Edit (HD)
Uploaded to YouTube by VUDUYF1

F1: European GP Results - 2012
Posted at

Leigh Diffey, Dave Hobbs & Steve Matchett take a look at the results
from Valencia. Fernando Alonso wins in his home country after both
Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton have issues towards the end.

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