You picked an absolute belter of a race to watch this Wednesday at 1800 UTC: the scintillating 1997 European Grand Prix at Jerez. So sit back in your comfiest chair and watch the whole race, for free, right here on F1.com.

    It was a fight for the ultimate prize between Ferrari's Michael Schumacher and Williams' Jacques Villeneuve and the intense drama not only produced one of the best qualifying sessions ever - which you can watch below – but an unforgettable race.

    The race stream will start at 1800 UTC in the video player above.

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    Three drivers set identical qualifying times in Europe 1997