• European Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • Raikkonen hoping Lotus' tyre advantage pays off
  • June 23, 2012: Kimi Raikkonen is hoping the combination of his fifth place grid position and his Lotus's race pace will see him score a strong result at the European Grand Prix on Sunday

  • European Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • 'I'm not fast enough' - Alonso
  • June 23, 2012: Fernando Alonso explained that there was nothing wrong with the Ferrari despite qualifying in 11th place for the European Grand Prix

  • European Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • Maldonado praises Williams work
  • June 23, 2012: Pastor Maldonado praised Williams for its hard work after admitting he had not had a smooth weekend prior to qualifying third on the grid in Valencia

  • European Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • Hamilton expected low grid slot
  • June 23, 2012: Lewis Hamilton admitted that he was expecting to qualify "a lot further back" than his second position for the European Grand Prix

  • European Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • Imperious Vettel takes Valencia pole
  • June 23, 2012: Sebastian Vettel took his third consecutive pole position in Valencia after a scintillating qualifying session for the European Grand Prix

  • European Grand Prix
  • Unwell Glock misses qualifying
  • June 23, 2012: Timo Glock will take no part in qualifying for the European Grand Prix after suffering from a stomach bug

  • European Grand Prix - FP3
  • Button sets pace ahead of qualifying
  • June 23, 2012: Jenson Button showed signs of a return to form in final practice at the European Grand Prix, setting the fastest time of the weekend ahead of qualifying

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Massa yet to show true pace
  • June 22, 2012: Felipe Massa believes he could have gone faster in Friday practice for the European Grand Prix after ending up 15th in the standings at the end of FP2

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Pole not crucial for win - Alonso
  • June 22, 2012: Fernando Alonso does not think pole position in Valencia will be as important this year as it has been in previous years

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Race trim is most important - Raikkonen
  • June 22, 2012: Kimi Raikkonen insists Lotus must ensure that a strong race pace takes priority over its qualifying speed in the European Grand Prix

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • 'We were having a lot of problems' - Hamilton
  • June 22, 2012: Lewis Hamilton reckons he is 95% away from where he wants to be with his car after Friday practice at the European Grand Prix, but is confident he can rectify most of his problems ahead of qualifying on Saturday

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Race pace 'looks good' - Grosjean
  • June 22, 2012: Romain Grosjean said that the race pace of the Lotus E20 was looking strong in Valencia and that the team would now have to focus on extracting more one-lap speed

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Kobayashi loses time with hydraulic issue
  • June 22, 2012: Kamui Kobayashi's Friday practice sessions at the European Grand Prix were hampered by hydraulics problems even though he set the third fastest time

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Schumacher content with Mercedes pace
  • June 22, 2012: Michael Schumacher described his Friday practice sessions as "reasonably good" after setting the fourth fastest time ahead of the European Grand Prix

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Mercedes progressing with rear degradation - Rosberg
  • June 22, 2012: Nico Rosberg believes Mercedes is learning to manage its rear tyre degradation better, but is hoping his team can make even more progress ahead of qualifying for the European Grand Prix

  • European Grand Prix - FP2
  • Too early to judge pace - Vettel
  • June 22, 2012: Sebastian Vettel says it is too early to gauge the success of Red Bull's updates to the RB8 this weekend, despite setting the fastest time in Friday practice at the European Grand Prix

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