Tag Archive: Spa-Francorchamps

Jul 25

Determined Stroll keen to extend points lead in Belgium

Montréal-born Lance targeting top results in Spa-Francorchamps races 

Lance Stroll Lance Stroll heads for Spa-Francorchamps next week (28-30 July) and the next three FIA European Formula 3 Championship races certain it will be “business as usual” at the majestic Belgium venue.

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Jun 23

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grands Prix of Belgium and Japan

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-03 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Europe Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the thirteenth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Belgium*, to be held (August 25-28) on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

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May 22

Formula V8 3.5: Tom Dillmann (AVF) back to pole at Spa

Round 03, Spa-Francorchamps

Tom Dillmann (AVF) back to pole at SpaFrenchman Tom Dillmann (AVF) captured another pole position today at Spa-Francorchamps, in the second qualifying session for the Formula V8 3.5 event at the Belgian venue.

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May 21

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) takes first win of 2016

Orudzhev cruised to victory by prevailing in a thorough battle with Tom Dillmann (AVF) who ended up second and retained his championship lead

Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) takes first win of 2016Fielded by Arden Motorsport, Egor Orudzhev scored his maiden Formula 3.5 V8 win of the year today in Race 1 at Spa-Francorchamps, in the third round of the 2016 series.

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May 20

Formula V8 3.5: Michelin rewards Formula V8 3.5 race winners

The Michelin manufacturer will continue to support drivers to victory

Michelin rewards Formula V8 3.5 race winnersMichelin Motorsport, one of the principal partners in the Formula V8 3.5, strengths its commitment with the International FIA Series offering a new prize to the race winners:  a complete set of 4 tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Formula V8 3.5: How to watch the race this weekend?

The Spa-Francorchamps circuit prepares for the third round of the Formula V8 3.5

HOW TO WATCH FORMULA V8 3.5 THIS WEEKEND?From Friday the cars rolling down the Belgian track and races on Saturday and Sunday will be streamed live on television and on the official YouTube channel of the Formula V8 3.5. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Formula V8 3.5: Heading to Spa

The first two rounds of the Formula V8 3.5 in Motorland Aragón and Hungaroring had delivered 4 cracking races!

HEADING TO SPA!Now it’s time to focus for the Ardennes assault, one of the favourite tracks for our current leader , Tom Dillmann (AVF). And here’s some good advices from our Frenchman for a good racing prep! Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

WEC: Fans flocking to sunny raceday at Spa

A bumper crowd, exciting off-track entertainment and a carnival atmosphere will welcome the teams and drivers

2016-05-06-0188 As the sun rises over the evocative pine forest of the Ardennes this morning, fans are making the pilgrimage to one of the greatest venues in world racing – Spa-Francorchamps.

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May 07

WEC: Meeting the fans of tomorrow

On the programme was a lap around the exterior of the track

On the first day of action at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, the FIA World Endurance Championship hosted pupils from the ‘Princesse de Liège’ school from Embourg.

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May 04

WEC: Conway heads to Spa for round two of World Endurance Championship

Conway will share the No6 car with team mates Stephane Sarrazin and Kamui Kobayashi

2016-04-16-0059Following a successful start to his WEC season at Silverstone, MB Partners’ client Mike Conway heads to Belgium this weekend with the Toyota Gazoo Racing team, for the second round of the 2016 World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

WEC: Alpine eyeing Spa podium honours

Round 2 of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) takes teams to Belgium for the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (May 5-7)

2016-04-16-0057After points-scoring finishes for both Alpine A460s at the championship’s opening round at Silverstone, Great Britain, Signatech-Alpine has its sights set on a podium finish this weekend.  The Belgian race will serve as an important dress rehearsal ahead of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours (June 18-19). Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

WEC: This is Spa!

For the second race of the season, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) comes to rest in the middle of the Belgian Ardennes region

2015-05-02 The 7km track includes, among others, such emotive sequences and corners as La Source, the hairpin, the famous climb up from Eau Rouge to Raidillon, Blanchimont, Les Combes or Pouhon. Set in the Ardennes forests, the Spa-Francorchamps circuit constantly keeps the drivers on the edge of their seats as it demands as much of them as of their cars.   Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

WEC: René Rast’s secrets to success at Spa

Rast is hoping that his extensive circuit knowledge will help him, Roman Rusinov and Nathanaël Berthon to a first victory of the season

2016-04-15-0071 Twice a winner of the 24 Hours of Spa in 2012 and 2014, René Rast has enjoyed more than his fair share of success at the venue for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship – the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

WEC: The Spirit of Le Mans comes to Brussels

6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

The FIA World Endurance Championship last night hosted Belgium’s leading motorsport media at a relaxed and convivial dinner in the centre of Brussels ahead of the fifth edition of the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday, 7th May. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

WEC: 34 entries ready to light up Spa-Francorchamps

The iconic and beautifully scenic Spa-Francorchamps circuit is one that everyone within the WEC paddock looks forward to visiting

It is a firm favourite of teams and drivers, it warmly welcomes many thousands of passionate, multi-national endurance racing fans each year, and is the venue for the competitors’ traditional final rehearsal for the third round of the WEC, the 24 Hours of Le Mans…and all on a holiday weekend in Belgium! Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Bykolles Racing: James Rossiter completes the drivers line-up for Silverstone and Spa-Francorchamps

The experienced Brit will replace driver Pierre Kaffer

Bykolles Racing - James Rossiter James Rossiter (GB) will join ByKOLLES RACING for the first two races of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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Nov 17

Daniël de Jong to make welcome GP2 Series return in Bahrain

Having fully recovered from injuries sustained in an accident at Spa-Francorchamps in August

GP2 - Daniël de Jong Daniël De Jong will make a very welcome return to competitive action during the penultimate GP2 Series event of the season in Bahrain this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Rosberg not nervous in combat after Spa clash – Wolff

Toto Wolff doesn’t believe Nico Rosberg is displaying more caution in his driving

Rosberg not nervous in combat after Spa clash - WolffToto Wolff dismisses the suggestion that Nico Rosberg’s confidence in wheel-to-wheel combat with Lewis Hamilton has been affected by their infamous Spa clash. Read the rest of this entry »

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