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The 2008 European Grand Prix Thread

Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:15 pm

This is the place to discuss everything related to the twelvth round of the 2008 season taking place at the Valencia street circuit between the 22nd and 24th of August.

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The event timetable for the European Grand Prix.

Friday
1st Practice 10:00 local time - 8:00 GMT
2nd Practice 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

Saturday
Practice 11:00 local time - 9:00 GMT
Qualifying 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

Sunday
Race 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:17 pm

First Friday practice session at the Valencia street circuit underway.

Track temperature at 31 degrees while air temperature is at 29 degrees

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:19 pm

All the drivers with the exception of the two Ferrari drivers have completed their installation laps

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:20 pm

A number of drivers are back on the track.

This is a new circuit and the drivers will be doing many laps today to learn it

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:21 pm

Bourdais is the first to set a time with Vettel going second and Button in 3rd


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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:24 pm

Vettel is now fastest with a 1:45.484

Alonso in second with a 1:45.650

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:29 pm

Raikkonen moves straight into the top spot with a 1:43.948

Alonso now in second with a 1:44.200 and Vettel in 3rd

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:30 pm

Raikkonen improves with a 1:43.358

Top 8 at the moment: Raikkonen, Alonso, Vettel, Glock, Bourdais, Massa, Piquet and Trulli

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:34 pm

Massa moves into second with a 1:43.840

Raikkonen about to improve

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:35 pm

Raikkonen sets a 1:42.755

Glock takes second!

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:37 pm

Trulli moves into 3rd with a 1:43.723

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:38 pm

Kovalainen is 5th. Hamilton on the track on his first flyer

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:39 pm

Now Kovalainen in second with a 1:42.873

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:40 pm

Hamilton in 4th with a 1:43.185

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Postby Ed » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:41 pm

Glock fastest! A 1:42.698. Impressive


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