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Fernando Alonso wins rain-filled European Grand Prix

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Fernando Alonso seized the lead from Felipe Massa with just 5 laps remaining to clinch the 2007 formula one European Grand Prix and cut down Lewis Hamilton’s lead in the formula one driver’s championship to just 2 points. Lewis Hamilton finished 9th and outside the points for the first time in his career.

The race was initially stopped after cars went spin happy all around the track. Formula one d├ębutante Markus Winkelhock who was on wet weather tyres was the race leader when other cars went scurrying to the pits for wet tyres.

Raikkonen had an unlucky race with him going out with a mechanical problems. I missed a part of the race as it was raining here also which meant that my satellite TV service went down with thunder.

Formula One European Grand Prix 2007 Results

1. Fernando Alonso (Spa) McLaren-Mercedes
2. Felipe Massa (Brz) Ferrari 8.155
3. Mark Webber (Aus) Red Bull-Renault at 1:05.674
4. Alexander Wurz (Aut) Williams-Toyota 1:05.937
5. David Coulthard (GB) Red Bull-Renault 1:13.656
6. Nick Heidfeld (Ger) BMW Sauber 1:20.298
7. Robert Kubica (Pol) BMW Sauber 01:22.415
8. Heikki Kovalainen (Fin) Renault 1 lap behind
9. Lewis Hamilton (GB) McLaren 1 lap
10. Giancarlo Fisichella (Ita) Renault 1 lap
11. Rubens Barrichello (Brz) Honda 1 lap
12. Anthony Davidson (GB) Super Aguri-Honda 1 lap
13. Jarno Trulli (Ita) Toyota 1 lap
R Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 34 laps completed
R Takuma Sato (Jpn) Super Aguri-Honda 19 laps completed
R Ralf Schumacher (Ger) Toyota 18 laps
R Markus Winkelhock (Ger) Spyker-Ferrari 13 laps
R Jenson Button (GB) Honda two laps
R Adrian Sutil (Ger) Spyker-Ferrari two laps
R Nico Rosberg (Ger) Williams-Toyota two laps
R Scott Speed (US) Toro Rosso-Ferrari two laps
R Vitantonio Liuzzi (Ita) Toro Rosso-Ferrari two laps

Fastest lap: Felipe Massa, 1:32.853, lap 34

Written by Formula One Addict

July 22nd, 2007 at 3:29 pm