The Big picture 2012-12-19

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Overview of the ROC track
Overview of the ROC track

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Audi R18 e-tron quattro cutaway
Audi R18 e-tron quattro cutaway

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#3 Kessel Racing Ferrari 458 Italia: Michael Broniszewski, Philipp Peter, Daniel Zampieri
#3 Kessel Racing Ferrari 458 Italia: Michael Broniszewski, Philipp Peter, Daniel Zampieri

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Tom Kristensen
Tom Kristensen

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#25 Nova Race Ginetta G50: Roberto Rayneri, Luca Magnoni, Luis Scarpaccio, Matteo Cressoni
#25 Nova Race Ginetta G50: Roberto Rayneri, Luca Magnoni, Luis Scarpaccio, Matteo Cressoni

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Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel

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Winner Romain Grosjean celebrates
Winner Romain Grosjean celebrates

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Ho-Pin Tung
Ho-Pin Tung

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Podium: race winners Gaetano Ardagna, Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander
Podium: race winners Gaetano Ardagna, Gianmaria Bruni, Toni Vilander

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#15 AT Racing Ferrari 458 Italia: Martin Lanting, Niek Hommerson, Louis Machiels
#15 AT Racing Ferrari 458 Italia: Martin Lanting, Niek Hommerson, Louis Machiels

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