Five themes to watch for in the European GP

Five themes to watch for in the European GP

AUTOSPORT picks out the five key themes to keep an eye on in a potentially epic European Grand Prix

Red Bull walkover

Talk heading to Valencia was all about how Ferrari's upgrade would catapult it to the front, and with McLaren planning a similar stride forward at the British Grand Prix in two weeks it seemed Red Bull Racing's dominance might be a thing of the past. Not so.

The Milton Keynes team deserves enormous credit for the speed at which it is able to design and manufacture new parts, throw them on the car and go even faster straight away. Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber duly locked out the front row of the grid and there's every chance of a Red Bull one-two at a track that doesn't play to the strengths of the RB6. Ominous.

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