The complete 2011 European GP review
Sebastian Vettel took a straightforward European Grand Prix victory for Red Bull, but behind him there was plenty of close fighting up and down the field. Find out how the weekend unfolded with our comprehensive review
Red Bull took different tactical approaches to the first session of the weekend, with Mark Webber leading the way by 0.8 seconds on the dusty track from unlikely second-place man Vitaly Petrov, while world champion Sebastian Vettel was only 16th.
Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Nick Heidfeld completed the top five in a session that was never likely to have too much significance for the rest of the weekend as the track improved with more running.
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