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Belgian GP, Weekend in Pictures »

[29 Aug 2010 | 2 Comments | 473 views]

Pictures from the 2010 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps as Mark Webber mistake from pole allowed Lewis Hamilton to lead from start to finish. Webber recovered to steal second place but retirements for Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso coupled with a drive-through penalty for Sebastian Vettel meant their title rivals all failed to score points…
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Belgian GP, Race Reaction »

[29 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 317 views]
Hamilton Shines in Belgium

Lewis Hamilton calmly navigated a chaotic Belgian Grand Prix to regain the lead in the World Championship. The McLaren driver even had time to take an excursion through the gravel at Rivage, as the rain came down in the closing stages with Hamilton still on slicks. Mark Webber put aside a poor start from pole, which saw him drop to sixth as his anti-stall mechanism kicked in, to finish second and keep the gap at the top of the standings to just three points. Robert Kubica completed the podium, a …

Belgian GP, Grand Prix View, Race Preview »

[24 Aug 2010 | 9 Comments | 1,261 views]

Well we’re trying something rather different for this weekend’s race preview – we’ve gone all electronic magazine… there’s all the information on the circuit and the race ahead as well as looking back to past races at one of Formula One’s most popular circuits. You can also remind yourself how the season has been progressing if you’ve forgotten over the past four weeks. Finally, there’s a look back on Rubens Barrichello’s career as he celebrates his 300th race this weekend.

You can read it through the viewer below (turn pages, zoom …

Belgian GP, Race Reaction »

[30 Aug 2009 | 3 Comments | 401 views]

Kimi Raikkonen won the Belgian Grand Prix for Ferrari, his fourth victory at the circuit and ending a losing streak stretching back to last year’s Spanish Grand Prix. However, pole position Giancarlo Fisichella’s Force India pushed him all the way to the finish after the Finn edged past on a safety car restart thanks to KERS.

The race turned on the first lap chaos and ensuing safety car period. Fisichella made a clean get away but behind him a late braking Nick Heidfeld slipped wide, leaving Raikkonen to take evasive action …

Belgian GP, Qualifying, Statistics »

[29 Aug 2009 | One Comment | 375 views]

Giancarlo Fisichella clinched an astonishing first pole position for Force India as the team goes in search of its first points in an extraordinary qualifying session in Belgium. Meanwhile, World Championship leader Jenson Button was left struggling down in 14th as Jarno Trulli and Toyota completed the front row.

About the only non-surprise of the session was seeing Luca Badoer at the back. To be fair, he was closer to the pack than in Valencia as Nakajima joined this year’s four new drivers in failing to reach Q2. However, on his …

Belgian GP, Race Preview »

[27 Aug 2009 | One Comment | 309 views]

In Valencia, Brawn returned to their winning ways while the in-form Red Bull came away empty-handed. However, Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel will take comfort in the fact that Spa-Francorchamps is a very different circuit. Whatever happens, lets hope the race isn’t decided in the steward’s office again.

The Main Challengers…

Rubens Barrichello clinched a resounding victory at the European Grand Prix, ending Brawn’s run of poor results and putting himself right back into the driver’s title fight. However, while the team extended their lead in the Constructor’s Championship by twelve points, …