Tag Archive: Spa-Francorchamps

Sep 01

Vettel tyre failure results to be presented at Monza

Pirelli will present findings at Monza to explain why Sebastian Vettel suffered his dramatic tyre failure in the Belgian Grand Prix

Vettel tyre failure results to be presented at MonzaPirelli says it will reveal its findings at Monza to explain why Sebastian Vettel suffered his dramatic tyre failure in the Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

The World Series by Renault drivers discover the world of F1

During the running of the Belgian Grand Prix, three among them met with the F1 decision-makers at Spa-Francorchamps

Dean Stoneman, Christian Horner, Matthieu Vaxiviere & Tom Dillmann at (...)To offer its competitors the greatest chance to move on to the highest level of the sport, Renault Sport Technologies and Renault Sport F1 invited the drivers of the World Series by Renault for a behind the scenes visit to the F1 paddock with Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

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Aug 23

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix race report (updated)

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 22

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix qualifying report

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 21

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix free practice report

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 21

Ghiotto flies in Spa-Francorchamps GP3 free practice

Trident’s Luca Ghiotto fastest in Belgium

GP3 - Luca Ghiotto (Trident)Luca Ghiotto made his intentions clear for the weekend by posting the quickest time in the forty-five minute Free Practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

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Aug 21

Rosberg tops FP1 despite mechanical scare

Nico Rosberg headed up the timesheets in first free practice for the Belgian Grand Prix

Rosberg tops FP1 despite mechanical scareDespite losing track time with mechanical issues, Nico Rosberg turns in the fastest FP1 time at Spa-Francorchamps, as Pastor Maldonado crash interrupts session. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

GP3 Round 5 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

The best stats and info you need ahead of this weekend’s event

2015 Season: Round 5 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, BelgiumThe summer break is officially over! The second half of the season swings into gear at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium for Round 5 of the 2015 GP3 Series.

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Aug 19

Rene Binder to miss GP2 races in Spa Francorchamps

Compulsory break due to bacterial infection

GP2 - Rene BinderBad news for Rene Binder and Trident Motorsport. The 23-year-old Austrian has been advised by his doctors not to race in Spa this coming weekend, as he recovers from a bacterial infection which has jeopardized his results in Hungary last month. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

F1 Belgian Grand Prix: Rosberg insists ‘It’s all still to play for…’

Insisting that he is ready to take the title fight to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton

2015-06-07_2021 Nico Rosberg is determined not to make the same mistake as twelve months ago, as he and F1 title rival Lewis Hamilton go head-to-head into the Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Morris targeting big gains at Spa as GP3 Series reaches midway point

Spa is one of the greatest challenges on the GP3 calendar

Seb Morris 2First year GP3 Series racer Seb Morris is eyeing a step-up in performance and competitiveness when the category reaches its midway point at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium next weekend, 22nd/23rd August, with a return to the points the Welshman’s chief aim. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Button: Spa will be McLaren-Honda’s big test

“We will have a good step forward on the Power Unit, which is great, and in terms of the car, we will see how it works.”

2015-06-06_0721 After McLaren-Honda’s best results of the season in Hungary, Jenson Button says the team’s upgraded package will face a true test of form at Spa Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Euro: Michimi & Cozzolino claim thrilling podium at Spa

25th July 2015, Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe (Round 4 – Spa)

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo - Heavy rain Watkins Glen International Spa-Francorchamps, one of the most challenging circuits in the world, hosted the fourth round of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe Championship this week. VSR fielded two Huracáns with unchanged driver line-ups – Kei Cozzolino and Shinya Michimi in the number 16 car and Oliver Rae and Jacopo Faccioni in the number 18 car.
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Jul 24

Nine DTM drivers to contest the Spa-Francorchamps 24-Hour Race

This weekend, nearly 40 percent of the DTM grid will compete in the tradition-rich Belgian endurance race.

The 67th edition of the 24-hour classic at the Ardennes Rollercoaster will be held from 25th to 26th July. In this race, the BMW Z4 GT3 entered by Roal Motorsport will attract particular attention.

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Jul 11

Important top six start for Al Harthy and Lloyd at Spa-Francorchamps

The Oman Racing Team duo ended the opening session eighth fastest

Ahmad Al Harthy - Spa-Francorchamps Avon Tyres British GT Championship driver Ahmad Al Harthy is relishing the prospect of mounting a consistent front-running challenge during round five of the season at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium later today, Saturday, 11th July, after securing sixth on the grid for the weekend’s two-hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Porsche’s ties with Austria

The Osterreichring circuit was opened in 1969 as a replacement for the previous circuit at Zeltweg aerodrome

Austria, home of the Red Bull Ring that will be hosting the third round of the European Le Mans Series on 12 July, has been the scene of many a memorable moment for Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Ahmad Al Harthy targeting British GT podium return at Spa-Francorchamps

“I’m really looking forward to being back at Spa so soon”

2015-06-04-034 Oman Racing Team driver Ahmad Al Harthy returns to Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium later this week for the resumption of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship, where the 33-year-old says he will be targeting nothing less than a podium challenge at the wheel of his Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas (video teaser)

To be competed on September 18-19.

WEC logo After Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps, Le Mans and the Nürburgring, the contenders of the 2015 World Endurance Championship will reach Texas for the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

ADAC GT Masters: Comments after the Spa-Francorchamps race

Observations from the paddock after the first of two ADAC GT Masters races at Spa-Francorchamps

2015-06-20_0046Jens Klingmann (#80 BMW Sports Trophy Team Schubert, BMW Z4 GT3), winner: “There were some great scraps today, but we allowed ourselves plenty of space on the track. If you can fight hard but fair – as it should be in GT racing – and come away with the win, it’s incredible fun. It was important for us to at least finish this time after a difficult start to the season, including a double retirement last time out. I could see on the first lap that our car was very strong. I had to use that to my advantage and went right to the front of the field. All we have to do now is win tomorrow, then all the other races, and we’ll be champions!”

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Jun 20

ADAC GT Masters: Comments after Spa-Francorchamps qualifying

Observations from the paddock after qualifying for the third race weekend of the 2015 ADAC GT Masters at Spa-Francorchamps.

2015-06-18 - ThursdaySebastian Asch (#21 Team Zakspeed, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3), pole position for Race 1: “With the weather being so changeable and rain on the way, I went out right at beginning and put in three laps at full throttle. I had a clear track ahead of me, and our Mercedes-Benz ran perfectly. We have good starting positions for both races, so now we need to convert them into good results.”

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