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Vettel took the Grand Prix of Europe

World Champion Formula 1 Sebastian Vettel continued his domination of the extreme beginning of the year. 24-year-old German driver Red Bull won the 6th race of the season having triumphed in the Grand Prix of Europe at Valencia street circuit.

Vettel started for the seventh time in pole position and despite fierce competition from teammate Mark Webber and the top pilot of Ferrari Fernando Alonso managed to maintain position.

In the final pit Spaniard stayed a few more laps on the track by Webber and overtake him for second place. Three finals after the podium.

Even I do not think the title says Vettel after the finish, although pulled 77 points ahead of his pursuers main Jenson Button and Mark Webber in the main rankings. “The season is long. Of course, we started the year well and go on like this. It is clear that you do not need to win and take many risks, but our goal is still the same – to win in every race,” said ace of ‘Red Bull “.

Four remained with McLaren Lewis Hamilton, who overtook Massa for Ferrari. Ranked sixth in the other McLaren driver Jenson Button.

Seven times champion Michael Schumacher of Mercedes remained until 17th.

Despite the hellish heat, no pilot is not eliminated from the competition. This happens only for the fourth time in the history of Formula 1. For the first time this happens in the Grand Prix of Holland half a century ago, in 1961 and in 2005 and had two races without dropping – in Italy and the USA.

Next start this season British Grand Prix at the legendary track “Silverstone” on 10 July.


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