Alonso, Ferrari win in Germany

The Associated Press
Sunday, Jul. 22, 2012

HOCKENHEIM, Germany – Fernando Alonso won the German Grand Prix in his Ferrari on Sunday to extend his Formula One championship lead.

Two-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull failed to win his home race, but passed Jenson Button's McLaren with one lap remaining in the 67-lap race to take second.

Button struggled with his tires in last few laps, after challenging Alonso for the lead.

Alonso became the first driver to win three races this season.

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