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Belgian Grand Prix
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
31, 01, 02 September 2012
Length of lap: 7.004 km (4.352 mi)
Total number of race laps: 44
Race length: 308.052 km (191.410 mi)
Most wins (constructors): Ferrari (16)
Fastest lap 2011: Mark Webber Red Bull 1:49.883

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Hungarian Grand Prix

Hungaroring Circuit

1 Lewis Hamilton McLaren
2 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus
3 Romain Grosjean Lotus
Fastest Lap
Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:24.136
Pole Position
Lewis Hamilton McLaren 1:20.953

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Michael Schumacher, Mercedes MGP W02
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Lewis Hamilton & Jenson Button, McLaren MP4-25
Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit
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Fernando Alonso. Ferrari 150° Italia
Chinese GP, Shanghai International Circuit - Race.
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Todt gives Mosley his full support

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Former Ferrari team boss Jean Todt has expressed his support and admiration for beleaguered FIA president Max Mosley.
In an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche, Todt described the News of the World's allegations regarding Mosley's sexual activities as "regrettable and contemptible."

Mosley, who is suing the newspaper for unlimited damages, believes his private life has no relevance to his FIA position, and Todt agreed with this stance.

"For me, you judge somebody by the job he does," he said.

Todt said he could not understand why Mosley's critics were allowing the sexual allegations to overshadow his achievements at the FIA.

"He is a true president," said Todt, who has been tipped as a potential Mosley successor in some quarters.

"He knows his business very well because he is a hard-worker, thorough and reliable.

"He is very intelligent, and with a rare elegance.

"He knows how to impose leadership when he has to, with an international authority.

"He has worked very hard for safety.

"When you see what motor racing was like 30 years ago, especially on the circuits, what he has accomplished is remarkable.

"The number of lives saved under his aegis is absolutely phenomenal.

"He has taken some courageous decisions, sometimes against everyone, like the HANS device.

"Everyone was against that, but he was right.

"His work for road safety has brought a lot of progress.

"I'm therefore amazed to see that people are lingering on things which bear no relation to his position."

But while Todt said he hoped Mosley would be able to continue with his presidency, he admitted that the decision was solely in the hands of the FIA general assembly, which will hold a vote of confidence in him in an extraordinary meeting on 3 June.

"If you are asking me if I'm happy with the actions of the president of the FIA since he's been in office, I think he does a very good job," said Todt.

"Therefore I hope he will have the opportunity to carry on his work for several more years.

"But that said, we have to respect the rules of the FIA, which will meet on 3 June."


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De la Rosa debuts the MP4-23 in Spain

Following its launch in Stuttgart earlier this week, McLarens 2008 car made its track debut in Jerez early on Wednesday morning. Tester Pedro de la Rosa, who was tasked with taking the MP4-23 out on the Spanish circuit for the first time, pulled out of the garage at just after 0900 hours local time.
The Spaniard will be joined by newly-signed race driver Heikki Kovalainen later on in the day. Kovalainen, who raced for Renault in 2007, will take charge of a second MP4-23, as he makes his first on-track appearance for McLaren.
The squad, who are scheduled to test privately for the next three days, will concentrate on kick starting the 2008 cars on-track development, ahead of next weeks multi-team session at the circuit.

2012 Race Drivers

Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Lewis Hamilton
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Paul di Resta
Nico Hulkenberg
Kamui Kobayashi
Sergio Perez
Daniel Ricciardo
Jean-Eric Vergne
Pastor Maldonado
Bruno Senna
Heikki Kovalainen
Vitaly Petrov
Pedro de la Rosa
Narain Karthikeyan
Timo Glock
Charles Pic

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