Tag Archive: Spa-Francorchamps

Jun 22

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 Grands Prix in Belgium and Japan

 13 sets in total for the weekend

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Pirelli will bring the following compounds to the rounds on the 2017 Formula One season in Belgium (August 25-27) and Japan (October 06-08) which will be held on the Spa-Francorchamps and Suzuka circuits respectively.

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May 06

First Spa-Francorchamps experience for Valérie Chiasson

The first female driver to earn an overall podium at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Spa-ActionDriver Valérie Chiasson, originally from Repentigny (Québec) and currently residing in the Grand Duché of Luxembourg, launched her Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux series debut this weekend at the prestigious Belgian track of Spa-Francorchamps.

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May 06

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids finish third and fourth in Spa

In the last race before the Le Mans 24-Hours, the Porsche 919 Hybrids finished third and fourth

2017-05-06-0029At the six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, both prototypes endured a troubled contest.

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May 06

WEC: Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa; Ferrari 1-2 in GTE (updated

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-05-0178The #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took a second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship victory at Spa-Francorchamps after another fascinating 6 Hour race today.

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May 06

Formula V8 3.5: Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing By Avf) storms to victory in Spa race 2 (updated)

The Russian driver took advantage of a winning strategy

Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing by AVF) storms to victory in Spa Race 2Matevos Isaakyan scored his first win of the year today in the second and final race of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 round of Spa-Francorchamps in front of thousands of spectators.

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May 05

Formula V8 3.5: Alfonso Celis Jr (Fortec Motorsports) scored his maiden World Series Formula V8 3.5 win today at Spa-Francorchamps

Alfonso Celis Jr (Fortec Motorsports) dominates race 1 at Spa

Alfonso Celis Jr (Fortec Motorsports) dominates Race 1 at SpaAfter cruising to pole in qualifying, the Mexican racer sailed at the front and brought home a well-deserved victory. It was an outstanding result for the Sahara Force India Formula 1 third driver, who was followed by fellow podium finishers Roy Nissany (RP Motorsport) and Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing by AVF). Diego Menchaca (Fortec Motorsports) was again the best rookie in fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) captured his third pole of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 season today at Spa-Francorchamps

Third Seasonal Pole for Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) at Spa-Francorchamps

Third seasonal pole for Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) at Spa-FrancorchampsWith a fastest lap of 1:58.731, the Brazilian led the way in Qualifying 2 and will start on the point in the Saturday race. His team-mate, Austrian Renè Binder (Lotus) will start alongside him after ending up 0.267s adrift. The pole was set at the blistering average speed of 212,4 Km/h. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrid takes pole position in Spa (+video)

#1 Porsche 919 Hybrid fastest at Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-04-0014Reigning world champion Neel Jani (CH) and Porsche newcomer André Lotterer (DE) achieved pole position for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in an action packed qualifying session in Spa-Francorchamps (BE).

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May 05

WEC: The Ferrari 488 GTE of Rigon and Bird on pole position at Spa

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-04-0027In the GTE-Pro class, Davide Rigon and Sam Bird set the two best laps. James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi to start from the fourth spot on the grid.

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May 05

Formula V8 3.5: Alfonso Celis Jr. (Fortec Motorsports) takes maiden World Series Pole in Spa-Francorchamps

Alfonso Celis Jr (Fortec Motorsports) fastest on the dry

Alfonso Celis Jr. (Fortec Motorsports) takes maiden World Series pole in Spa-FrancorchampsAlfonso Celis Jr (Fortec Motorsports) secured his maiden pole position in the World Series Formula V8 3.5. After leading Collective Test 2, the Mexican did it all again in Qualifying 1 setting a quick lap of 1:59.387.

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May 05

WEC: Feel Good Friday at Spa

Friday will see the third and final Free Practice session

2017-05-04-0053A vital day of practice and qualifying has dawned at Spa-Francorchamps as the atmosphere builds for the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship tomorrow.

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May 05

WEC: A lap at Spa-Francorchamps inside the Toyota LMP1 (+video)

Built in 1921, the Belgian circuit figures high on the list of driver favorites.

2017-05-04-0004Feast your eyes and ears…like the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Spa-Francorchamps circuit is among the most legendary in all of motorsports.

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May 04

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing By Avf) sets early pace at Spa

The Russian, who already had his share of success is determined to do it all again this year

Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing by AVF) sets early pace at Spa

Egor Orudzhev posted a lap of 2:21.537 to top the World Series Formula V8 3.5 field in the opening collective test session at Spa-Francorchamps.

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May 04

Formula V8 3.5: RP Motorsport fields a third car in Spa-Francorchamps for Fioravanti!

The Roman driver made his Series debut already in Silverstone with Il Barone Rampante

RP Motorsport fields a third car in Spa-Francorchamps for Fioravanti!RP Motorsport Racing will deploy a third car for its driver Damiano Fioravanti in the second round that will take place in the Circuit Spa-Francorchamps next 5 and 6 of May. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

WEC: Organising Toyota’s trio

Toyota Gazoo Racing will not be limited to the amount of personnel they can take to Spa and Le Mans

2017-04-16_0185Toyota Gazoo Racing will bring three of the team’s significantly updated Toyota TS050 HYBRID LMP1 cars to Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

WEC: Aero options for Spa, just one for Porsche and two for Toyota

Final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-04-15_00019Like at Silverstone, the opening round of the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season, the aerodynamic decisions made by Porsche and Toyota will differ from each other at the WEC Spa-Francorchamps next weekend, the final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 29

WEC: Confidence ahead of the Le Mans dress rehearsal in Spa

Porsche LMP1 preview FIA World Endurance Championship in Spa-Francorchamps, round 2 of 9

2017-04-16_0153The six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (BE) is far more than just the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC: The race on May 6 is known as the dress rehearsal for Le Mans.

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Apr 22

WEC: 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps ready to thrill fans across the world

Historically an event which never fails to deliver its own drama

2017-04-16-0027After a thrilling and dramatic 2017 season opener in Britain, attention now turns towards the iconic Belgian circuit of Spa-Francorchamps for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

WEC: Second round of the championship at Spa-Francorchamps (+video)

What is the big unknown?

2017-04-16-SaturdayThe legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit is one of the drivers’ favorite tracks even though it certainly isn’t a walk in the park.

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Jan 19

BE Motorsport aiming to conquer Michelin Le Mans Cup

Javier Ibrán and Álvaro Fontes will race at Monza, Le Mans, Red Bull Ring, Le Castellet, Spa-Francorchamps and Portimão

BE Motorsport aiming to conquer Michelin Le Mans Cup Be Motorsport returns for second European season in its Ligier-Nissan JSP3 LMP3 and the Spanish outfit sets quite an ambitious performance goal on its debut in the Michelin Le Mans Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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