Fernando Alonso gives Ferrari hope
VALENCIA, Spain -- Ferrari's struggling Formula One championship challenge was given some hope Friday when Fernando Alonso was fastest in practice for the European Grand Prix.
The Spaniard timed a lap of 1 minute, 37.968 seconds around Valencia's street circuit to edge McLaren rival Lewis Hamilton by just over two-tenths of a second.
Runaway F1 leader Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull trailed by 0.297 seconds in third ahead of Michael Schumacher of Mercedes and Ferrari's Felipe Massa. ...
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