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27 August 2015

Vettel says Spa strategy was never risky

Sebastian Vettel has defended Ferrari’s decision to put him on a one-stop strategy at the Belgian Grand Prix, saying it was "never risky". 
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The German rose to third place in the closing stages, as rival drivers pitted, and was holding off Romain Grosjean’s Lotus when his right-rear tyre failed on the penultimate lap. 

24 August 2015

2015 Belgian Grand Prix In Pictures

Set in the stunning Ardennes countryside, Spa-Francorchamps is one of F1's most historic and picturesque race tracks.
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Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory in 2015, from Nico Rosberg and Romain Grosjean. Here is the race weekend in images.

23 August 2015

2015 Belgian Grand Prix Driver Reaction

Lewis Hamilton took a commanding victory at the Belgian Grand Prix, with Nico Rosberg making it a Mercedes 1-2.
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It was an action-packed race at Spa-Francorchamps, with Romain Grosjean moving up to third after a late puncture for Sebastian Vettel. Here is what some of the drivers had to say after round 10 of the year.

21 August 2015

2015 Belgian Grand Prix Weekend Report

The 11th round of the 2015 Formula 1 season took place at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.
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Following a month-long summer break, F1 returned to action at the historic circuit. It was the 60th Belgian Grand Prix in the sport's history.

18 August 2015

F1 Flashback – Hakkinen’s iconic Spa overtake

Mika Hakkinen’s overtake on Michael Schumacher for the lead of the 2000 Belgian Grand Prix is undoubtedly one of the most memorable in F1 history. 
 
It was an action-packed, dramatic race at the classic Spa-Francorchamps, starting on a wet track and finishing in the dry. 

2015 Belgian Grand Prix Preview

The 11th round of the 2015 Formula 1 season takes place at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. 
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The F1 circus will reconvene in the paddock refreshed and ready to get back to racing after the factory shutdown and month-long summer break. 

17 August 2015

Testing your reaction times

Not cracking under pressure is tough, but very important in motorsport - particularly the insanely fast world of Formula 1. 
Quick reaction times and a cool, calm head are vital to keep the car on the track, not make mistakes and reach the chequered flag.