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F1 Digest - Europe Free Practice - Drivers hit the street circuit for their first two practice sessions in Valencia

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With the anticipation building for Valencia since before the Hungarian GP, it's hardly surprising that today didn't quite live up to it. However, there was still plenty to take in, and F1 Digest is here to wrap it all up.

Free Practice 1

Despite not knowing the track very well, there was the usual format of installation laps then a break in the action, but once it got going, it was fascinating to watch. Plenty of off-track action, although nothing series.

Free Practice 2

Some troubles with some intruders on the track couldn't take away from the fact that our drivers were still struggling to get their heads around the circuit layout and the tyre demands.


The post-session quotes are fascinating if only because they are all the same. All but one of our drivers seem to adore the track, and everyone seems to have had the same kind of day. Still, I try to pick out the more salient points for your perusal.