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F1 Digest 2009 - Europe Preview // A look at the upcoming race around the streets of Valencia

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Formula 1 returns from it's summer break with the streets of Valencia playing host to the European Grand Prix. Last year was remembered for all the wrong reasons, this year they hope to change that.

Vital Statistics

  • Date: 23rd August
  • Circuit: Valencia Street Circuit
  • Length: 5.4km
  • Laps: 57
  • 2008 Winner: Felipe Massa

Preview

All of the teams are looking forward to getting back into action following the summer break, although there seems to be some wariness over how much improvement will be seen following the factory shutdowns. We also welcome two new faces to the grid in the form of Badoer and Grosjean.