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[2 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 2,299 views]
Belgian GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

Despite rumours circulated by certain members of the German press that Red Bull were calling for mandatory three stops such was the degree of tyre degradation reportedly observed during qualifying, Jenson Button dominated the Belgian Grand Prix from start to finish via just a solitary visit to the pit lane. Two tyre changes were the norm, however, although ironically, it was Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel who overcame a poor start by also making the single pit stop…

Belgian GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[1 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 3,155 views]
Stats from Spa Qualifying

Jenson Button comfortably claimed his first pole for McLaren as he seeks to put his season back on track in Belgium. His time of 1 minute 47.573 seconds was comfortably the quickest time of the weekend. Kamui Kobayashi joins him on the front row, the first time the Sauber driver has qualified so high.

Belgian GP, Grand Prix View »

[30 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 1,004 views]
The Grand Prix File: Belgium

Spa Francorchamps is everything a grand prix track should be – fast, fearsome and full of atmosphere. Driving through the grey-stone village down to the circuit, the place seems filled with the ghosts of racers past. History can be felt everywhere here…

Belgian GP, Grand Prix View, Headline, Race Preview »

[27 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 3,388 views]
Preview of the Belgian Grand Prix

Missed Formula One? After the summer break the Grand Prix circus returns with the majestic Spa-Francorchamps and the Belgian Grand Prix awaiting. Fernando Alonso leads the Drivers’ Championship with a healthy 40 point lead but just eight points cover the next four and they’ll remain confident they can overhaul the Ferrari driver’s advantage by the end of the season…

Belgian GP, Headline, Race Reaction »

[29 Aug 2011 | 4 Comments | 1,587 views]
Red Bull Supreme at Spa

Sebastian Vettel extended his lead on the Driver’s Championship with an entertaining win at the Belgian Grand Prix. Red Bull’s 1-2 was somewhat surprising, at least after their dismal start, and was partly assisted by a generous helping of luck. The race itself was a master class of overtaking and with the lead changing back and forth until the pit stops had ended we were never quite sure who was going to win.

Belgian GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[27 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,582 views]
Vettel on Pole in Belgium

Spa-Francorchamps never fails to impress and qualifying today was to be no exception as the mixed wet/dry conditions provided us with a feast of entertainment and left the stewards with some work to do. It really was a case of “the good, the bad and the ugly” with a great result for Senna, a bad result for Schumacher and an ugly incident between Maldonado and Hamilton… more of that to follow.