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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

2011 Cars images

Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit - Race. F1 image 2011 (HD PHOTO)
Michael Schumacher, Mercedes MGP W02
Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit
Formula 1 image 2011 (Photo 1920x1280)
Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit - Race. F1 image 2011 (HD PHOTO 1920x1280)
Lewis Hamilton & Jenson Button, McLaren MP4-25
Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit
Formula 1 image 2011
Chinese GP, Shanghai International Circuit - Race. F1 wallpaper 2011 (HD PHOTO 1920x1280)
Fernando Alonso. Ferrari 150° Italia
Chinese GP, Shanghai International Circuit - Race.
Formula 1 image 2011

Ferrari desperate to end Monaco woe

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World champion says Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari is determined to ensure it is much more of a force in next weeks Monaco Grand Prix following its drubbing at the hands of McLaren there last year.

The Italian squad finished over a minute behind its rivals cars in 2007 to extend its winless run on the tight street circuit to six years.

Indeed since dominating at the circuit in the early Schumacher-era, it has developed into a relative bogey venue for the Scuderia with it failing to register a victory or front-row start there since 2001.

Title leader Raikkonen, who raced with a damaged front wing to third place in Turkey last weekend, says Ferrari will use this weeks Paul Ricard test to ensure it is in stronger shape in the Principality this time around.

“So far the only the weekend at Barcelona was without any problems,” he said.

“I hope that the next one will be at Monte Carlo.

“I think that we have a very competitive car.

“We'll have two days of tests in France to test the solutions for the Monaco GP.

“The team is very motivated to try to be strong on a track where we were not competitive last year.”

The Finn heads to Monte Carlo protecting a reduced championship lead after both his Ferrari team-mate Felipe Massa and McLarens Lewis Hamilton moved to within seven points of him.

But although he admits he was disappointed about how his Istanbul weekend panned out, he believes it was only a small setback.

“I like to play golf and after the Turkish GP I had the same feeling like having a bogey,” he said.

“I came to Istanbul leading by nine points and now I'm seven ahead.

“Not much changed.

“I had a really difficult weekend. It started with a [gearbox] problem [on Friday] and went on with another [in the race].

“Fortunately in the end I did not finish too badly. I wanted to fight for a win, but that's racing.”


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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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