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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
Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit
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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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Klien prepares for official Le Mans test

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BMW Sauber test driver Christian Kliens motorsport career will reach an important milestone this Sunday when he takes part in the official test for the 76th Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race on the world famous French circuit.

It will be the 25-year-old Austrians first taste of the 13.629-kilometre (8.468-mile) track in the factory Peugeot 908 Hdi FAP, which he will share with ex-Formula One drivers Ricardo Zonta and Frank Montagny for the June 14-15 event.

“I am really looking forward to the challenge of driving at Le Mans for the first time this weekend,” said Klien, “and I know everyone involved in Team Peugeot Total has prepared as well as possible for this moment. The race is only two weeks away, and this test in not only mandatory for new drivers, but also vital for us to evaluate our performance alongside the competition.”

It has been a busy couple of weeks for the former Red Bull racer. Prior to his Monaco reserve duties for BMW Sauber he attended Peugeot Sports training camp. He then left Monte Carlo early for Magny-Cours where he tested his Peugeot on Monday.

He then moved to Italy on Tuesday to undertake further aerodynamic testing for BMW Sauber, before returning home to Switzerland for three days of fitness training and a visit to the Formula One teams headquarters in Hinwil. He heads to Le Mans on Friday evening.

“Balancing my commitments to the BMW Sauber F1 Team and Peugeot Sport has worked out perfectly so far, even during a week like this when I was in Monaco, then testing the Peugeot 908 on Monday and jumping back into the BMW Sauber F1.08 on Tuesday; it is very satisfying to be part of two highly competitive teams in sports car racing and Formula One,” added Klien.

Peugeot are fielding a three-car line-up at Le Mans, with Kliens Formula One counterpart from Honda, Alexander Wurz, among the French teams other drivers.


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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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