Tag Archive: Spa-Francorchamps

Aug 22

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix preview

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

Spa Francorchamps Q&A with Thomas Lassus: “The track is a fantastic one and is a real challenge.”

This weekend sees the team in Belgium for one of the most popular venues that the teams compete at

Spa Francorchamps Q&A with Thomas LassusThe month break that the FIA F2 Championship teams have just had, has given the Racing Engineering team an opportunity to review the season so far and although, generally, the results have been disappointing compared with previous seasons the team is still determined to get back to the front of the field where they have been in previous years.

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Aug 14

Norris looking to close in on FIA Euro F3 championship lead

The 17-year-old McLaren-Honda Young Driver has now amassed five race wins

Lando NorrisLando Norris heads to Zandvoort next weekend (19-20 Aug) aiming to overhaul current FIA Formula 3 European Championship leader Maximilian Günther. Norris, who qualified on pole-position for all three races and scored two wins at Spa-Francorchamps (B) last month, trails the German by 18-points with a maximum of 75pts up for grabs over the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Honda ‘to take a deep breath’ over the F1 summer shutdown

McLaren-Honda enjoyed its best race of the season in Hungary

2017-06-11_1438Having wrapped up Formula 1 testing at the Hungaroring, Honda’s principal engineer Satoshi Nakamura says the Japanese manufacturer will pause over the summer break have trailed new power unit parts as part of its continual hunt for performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Bullfrog GP plans to enter the 2018 FIA F3 European Championship

Drivers develop their skills for making the step up to Formula One

Team Bullfrog GP presented its car at the FIA Formula 3 European Championship race meeting at Spa-Francorchamps and expressed its intention to compete in the series from 2018 onwards.     Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 28

A light-to-flag victory for Lando Norris

“The weekend at Spa-Francorchamps went very well so far” -Norris 

A light-to-flag victory for Lando NorrisAt the 7.004 kilometres long Spa-Francorchamps Formula 1 circuit, Lando Norris (Carlin) scored his fourth season victory in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Lando Norris claims all three pole positions at Spa-Francorchamps

Lando Norris (Carlin) remains unbeatable at the 7.004 kilometres long Formula 1 circuit of Spa-Francorchamps

Lando Norris claims all three pole positions at Spa-FrancorchampsIn second qualifying, he came out on top once more. Behind the Brit, who is supported by the McLaren Formula 1 team, Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) and Guanyu Zhou (Prema Powerteam) ended up second and third respectively.

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Jul 27

Rookie Lando Norris on pole position

The rookie is supported by the McLaren Formula 1 team

Rookie Lando Norris on pole positionAt the Spa-Francorchamps Formula 1 circuit, Lando Norris (Carlin, 2m12.144s) claimed pole position in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Jul 27

Fastest lap for Lando Norris

Spa-Francorchamps free practice

Lando Norris (Carlin, 2m28.709s) posted the fastest lap time in free practice of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “We’ll be doing everything we can to win our class”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThere are not one but two highlights on the motor racing calendar for next weekend: the Hungarian Grand Prix and the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps.

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Jul 25

The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe at Spa Francorchamps for the fourth round of an exciting season

On July 27-29 the Huracán Super Trofeos will return on the challenging Belgian track

Spa FrancorchampsIn the PRO class, Cecotto and Postiglione will aim at defending their primacy with Imperiale Racing. The round will take place in the same race weekend of the famous 24 Hours of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, with nine Huracán GT3s fielded on track

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Jul 25

David Beckmann unbeatable in the rain of Spa-Francorchamps

Germany’s David Beckmann proved to be the quickest at the 7.004-kilometre long Ardennes rollercoaster

David Beckmann unbeatable in the rain of Spa-FrancorchampsThis Tuesday at Spa-Francorchamps, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers contested the last official test day of the 2017 season.

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Jul 24

Rollercoaster ride with F3 cars

The longest circuit on the FIA F3 European Championship calendar

Rollercoaster ride with F3 carsThis weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is going to kick off the second half of its 2017 season – and does so at one of the most demanding circuits in the world: Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

24H Proto Series powered by Hankook welcomes GT3 teams for Europe

Following a successful first outing earlier this year with the Hankook 3X3H Dubai

The first-ever 24H Proto Series powered by Hankook rounds will take place at Circuit Paul Ricard and Spa-Francorchamps, with GT3 teams now eligible to join Proto machines in race action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “We have a score to settle in the GT3 big event at Spa-Francorchamps”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoIt has been an action-packed and successful first half to the GT3 season. Stefan Wendl, Head of the Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing Programme, sums up the state of play at this halfway point in the campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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