The complete European GP review

The complete European GP review

An in-depth look back at a race that produced Rubens Barrichello's tenth GP victory, including every vital statistic you need to know from Valencia


Practice 1 - Friday AM

Soaring track temperatures and a better understanding of the tyre issues Brawn had suffered in the previous three races allowed Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello to shine on the dusty Valencia street track.

Ultimately it was the Brazilian who set the fastest time as the championship leader struggled to find a satisfactory set-up, moving from understeer to oversteer with unhappy abandon.

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