World of Sport

Sights and scenes in Germany

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Another weekend and another thrilling grand prix, this time at the Nurburgring where Lewis Hamilton reigned supreme. Championship leader Sebastian Vettel was a (relative) failure on his home track by finishing just fourth, Ferrari kept up their own resurgence, and Michael Schumacher had an inexplicable spin mid-race.

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Welcome to the German GP, guys...

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If you prefer blondes, don't worry... there's plenty to choose from!

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Bernie Ecclestone has seen a few negative headlines coming into race weekend, but shrugs them off as soon as the action starts.

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And what an excellent start it is, with Lewis Hamilton bursting past polesitter Mark Webber to the first corner.

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Things went less well for Hamilton's team-mate Jenson Button, who suffers the indignity of being followed by the camera as his race ends prematurely.

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Hamilton doesn't have everything his own way, but upgrades on his McLaren which give him the ability to levitate around corners means he holds Webber at bay this time.

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Vettel, in the unaccustomed position of having other cars in front of him, nearly ends up in the back of his team-mate's car, but manages to slam on the brakes just in time.

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Cheer up, Seb - fourth may be his worst finish of the season, but anyone would think he didn't have a 77-point lead in the championship with nine races left...

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Mind you, it's not all good news for Hamilton - as he stands on the podium he suddenly realises that he doesn't know where his car keys are.

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'Don't worry - they were in the car!' And with that news the celebrations can begin on the podium.

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Briton Paul Di Resta was running in the top 10 at one point, but finished out of the points in 13th. 

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