Mclaren Mercedes formula one driver Lewis Hamilton
Mclaren Mercedes formula one driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, front, and Ferrari F1 driver Felipe Massa from Brazil, back, steer their cars during a test session at Valencia street circuit, Spain, Friday, June 22, 2012. The race European Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday over the street circuit surrounding the city's port.
Head of the class
Fernando Alonso, center, poses on the podium after winning the European Formula One Grand Prix, with Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen, left, and Mercedes' Michael Schumacher.
Fernando Alonso of Spain celebrates on the podium Sunday after winning the European Formula One Grand Prix on the streets of Valencia, Spain, by more than six seconds over Kimi Raikkonen.
Drink it in
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso celebrates his second victory of the Formula One season.
Moving right along
Fernando Alonso roars down a straightaway on the Valencia street circuit situated along the city's port.
Spectators approve as Fernando Alonso of Spain celebrates winning the European Grand Prix in Valencia on Sunday.
Fernando Alonso became the first driver to score two Formula One victories in 2012 and also moved atop the season standings after starting 11th on the grid Sunday.
Off and running
Pole-winning Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel leads the pack at the start of the European Grand Prix. Vettel stalled on the track midway through the race, knocking him out of contention.
Here we go
Germany's Sebastian Vettel leads the pack in the opening moments of Sunday's race in Valencia, Spain. Though Vettel did not finish, Red Bull teammate Mark Webber moved up from his No. 19 qualifying spot to place fourth.
Mercedes's Michael Schumacher from Germany negotiates the street circuit Saturday during qualifying in Valencia, Spain. He qualified 12th.
McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton checks out the course during Friday's practice run for the European Grand Prix.
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel is flanked by runner-up Lewis Hamilton (left) and third-place qualifiby more than three-tenths of a second Saturday in Valencia, Spain.
On the waterfront
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso of Spain practices on the street circuit alongside Valencia's port on Friday.
In the neighborhood
Sebastian Vettel practices on a portion of the Valencia course nears homes and businesses.
Mark Webber of Red Bull Racing prepares for the final practice Saturday before qualifying. Webber will start 19th in Sunday's field.
By the docks
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain logs a practice lap before qualifying 11th on Saturday.
Talking it over
Paul di Resta of the Force India team is pictured after practice on Friday. He came back Saturday to qualify 10th for the race.
Need a lift?
Lewis Hamilton of the McLaren team drives past port cranes during qualifying for the European Grand Prix.
Britain's Lewis Hamilton (front) and Brazil's Felipe Massa steer their cars during a test session on Friday ahead of Sunday's European Grand Prix.