Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives during the European F1 Grand Prix at the Valencia street circuit June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Alonso wins European Grand Prix
Posted : Sunday, 24 June 2012 09:57AM
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Ferrari's Fernando Alonso won the European Grand Prix on Sunday to become the first repeat winner of the Formula One season after eight races.
Finland's Kimi Raikkonen was second for Lotus with seven-times champion Michael Schumacher finishing third for Mercedes in his first appearance on the podium since 2006.
Red Bull's world champion Sebastian Vettel retired while leading, with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton crashing out while in third place.
(Editing by Alan Baldwin)
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