Tag Archive: Spa

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 »

Dec 11

Jake Dennis joins Arden-Jota for combined 2016 GP3 and part WEC-campaigns

Three-party deal hands RSF driver GP3 Series plus Spa and Le Mans LMP2 drives

Jake Dennis Racing Steps Foundation-backed driver Jake Dennis will make his previously announced step up to the 2016 GP3 series with championship front-runners Arden International. 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 »

Sep 03

Pirelli: After Spa analysis conclusions

Following the recent technical analysis carried out on the tyres used at Spa, Pirelli concludes that…

PirelliThe tests carried out by Pirelli on the tyres used at Spa have confirmed the absence of any structural problems Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

TLEC & Status Grand Prix join forces in Spa

TLEC is a Dutch Transport & Logistics Evolution Centre

Status Grand PrixStatus Grand Prix is delighted to announce its partnership with TLEC for the seventh round of the GP2 and fifth round of the GP3 Series’ at Spa Francorchamps on 21st – 23rd August. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Spa Q & A with Romain Goasguen: “As always, we have high expectations for this weekend.”

Engineer Romain Goasguen looks forward to this weekend in Spa

Racing Engineering logoRound seven of the 2015 GP2 Series sees the Racing Engineering team heading to the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, one of the most popular tracks on the calendar with drivers and spectators alike.

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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 »

Aug 06

Honda lays out engine token plans ahead of Spa

“Not all of our upgrades will be in place for the Belgium Grand Prix”

2015-06-05_1185 Yasuhisa Arai confirms Honda’s plan to use a number of its engine tokens in the run up to the Belgian Grand Prix to introduce a new power unit specification. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Impressive crowd greets parade in the Spa town centre

It is said that the Total 24 Hours of Spa race week starts for real with the traditional parade

Total 24 Hours of SpaThe traditional parade of the Total 24 hours of Spa, taking place between the Francorchamps track and Spa town centre, was greeted by a never-before-seen number of enthusiastic fans, both along the roads and in the town centre.

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Jul 12

Ecurie Ecosse extend British GT Championship lead with P4 at Spa

“It’s definitely a result after everything that happened, especially at the start when I made a mistake at La Source” – Marco AttardDPP_14-08-30_0004
Ecurie Ecosse Powered By Black Bull’s Marco Attard and Alexander Sims once again proved their mettle by salvaging fourth place from a tricky fifth Avon Tyres British GT Championship round of the season at Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday (July 11).

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Jun 28

Productive Spa test pleases Al Harthy as 24 Hour race edges closer

Total 24 Hours of Spa

DPP_15-05-31_0043 With just a month to go until the biggest race of Ahmad Al Harthy’s motorsport season, the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the Oman Racing Team driver is brimming with confidence after a very productive test outing at the famous Belgian track last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for Silverstone, Hungaroring, Spa, and Monza

Pirelli has confirmed the 2015 tyre choices up to its home grand prix in Italy.

2015-06-04_0311 For Silverstone, a fast and flowing circuit that puts plenty of energy through the tyres, the two hardest compounds in the range are nominated: P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

F.Renault 2.0 ALPS: Vivacqua and Isaakyan Bring JD Motorsport in Spa first row

JD Motorsport rules Qualify 2 of Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS in Spa

Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS

Thiago Vivacqua sets pole position and his team-mate Matevos Isaakyan will start by his side having lapped one tenth slower. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: The double for Oliver Rowland

Rowland maintains the lead

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Spa-Francorchamps course 2 England’s Oliver Rowland (Forte Motorsport) has taken the lead of the general classification in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series after his win on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

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May 31

Englishman Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) earned his first pole position of the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series

Rowland takes Sunday’s pole at Spa

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Spa-Francorchamps course 2 On the Spa-Francorchamps track, the Racing Steps Foundation protégé clocked the time to beat with a 1:59.092 lap to overtake Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) as well as best rookie and McLaren Young Driver Development Programme member Nyck de Vries (DAMS).

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May 02

Touching gesture from World Endurance Championship community at Spa

FIA WEC grid comes together for team principal’s premature baby

keepgfightingesme The Spa weekend highlighted the true camaraderie of the World Endurance Championship with practically every driver together with multiple Le Mans winners Jacky Ickx and Allan McNish signing a board wishing team principal Dan Walmsley’s premature baby Esme well.

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Apr 29

‘Door-to-Door’ racing guaranteed at Spa

It was the battle for track position that had the racing world buzzing after the first round of the WEC at Silverstone.

2015-04-12-Saturday-064 Even seasoned commentators struggled to catch their breath as Neel Jani and Marcel Fässler swapped position lap after lap in an epic struggle for the lead of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Bright and safe future for Total 24 Hours of Spa

SRO Motorsports Group has implemented a number of measures to increase safety during the event

Paul Mannes, Stephane Ratel, François Cornelis, Jean-Paul Phillipot SRO Motorsports Group is proud to announce that the RACB, Total and RTBF have all expressed their wish to continue their partnership for the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Maserati Trofeo World Series: Calamia ends an amazing year with a win

The 2014 Maserati Trofeo began with a Mauro Calamia win at Spa, Belgium, and ended the same way.

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo The Swiss Team driver’s stage this time was Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates; scene of the final round in Maserati’s single-race series. Read the rest of this entry »

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