To say this was an incident filled European Grand Prix would be an understatement.
Fernando Alonso moved to the top of the Formula One drivers’ world championship standings after winning a thrilling European Grand Prix.
The Ferrari driver becomes the first to win two races this season, but did so in astonishing circumstances after leader Sebastien Vettel retired on lap 34.
“This is a special team – Ferrari – with the grandstands full of Spanish flags and the fans in red,” said Alonso.
Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen finished second, while Michael Schumacher picked up his first podium since his comeback finishing in third, becoming the oldest podium finisher since Jack Brabham in 1970.
The podium today was Ferrari, Lotus, and Mercedes so illustrative of the Grand Prix season this year. Three different car manufacturer’s on the podium and the one thing they all shared beside the champagne was the team Ferrari.