Spains Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso sprays champagne to third placed British McLaren driver Jenson Button, right, after winning the German F1 Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso, right, leads the field right after the start of the Formula One German Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany, on Sunday, July 22. Alonso was still in front at the end to earn his third F1 win of the year.
Three, the magic number
Fernando Alonso of Spain crosses the finish line to win the German Grand Prix. He is the first Formula One driver with three victories this year.
McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Great Britain is surrounded by technicians as he stops with his car in the pit lane at the German Formula One Grand Prix. Button finished third but was moved up to second after Sebastian Vettel received a penalty.
Push the Button
Jenson Button steers his car during the German Grand Prix. Button was in second most of the race but was passed late by Sebastian Vettel. That was ruled to be an illegal pass, so Button was awarded second.
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany stops with his car in the pit lane at the German Grand Prix. He finished second but was dropped to fifth after being penalized for an illegal pass.
Share the bubbly
Winner Fernando Alonso sprays champagne to second-place driver Jenson Button, right, after the German Grand Prix.
Open road ahead
Fernando Alonso, left, leads the field after the start of the German Grand Prix.
Out in front
Fernando Alonso leads Sebastian Vettel during the German Grand Prix. Alonso extended his overall lead in the points standings to 34 points.
Fernando Alonso drinks champagne after winning the German Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso lifts the trophy after winning the German Grand Prix.