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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

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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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Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit - Race. F1 image 2011 (HD PHOTO)
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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Bridgestone opt to take super-softs to Valencia

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This season Valencia makes its first appearance on the Formula One calendar and, after studying data from the first seven races of the season, Bridgestone have announced plans to take their super-soft and soft tyre compounds to the new Spanish street circuit, which will host the European Grand Prix in August.

“Valencia, of course, is a new street track and we do not have any previous data, and there is none from other race series," explained Hirohide Hamashima, Bridgestone Motorsports director of motorsport tyre development. "It will be interesting for everyone concerned to learn the track characteristics here."

The Japanese company also confirmed that they have selected their hard and medium tyres for July's German Grand Prix. The same rubber will be taken to the Belgian and Italian events, despite the use of softer compounds at both races last season.

“For Spa and Monza we have moved the allocation a position harder and will bring the hard and medium compounds, instead of the medium and soft used in 2007," added Hamashima. "We have made this change after analysing the data from last year, as these tracks were harsher than we had predicted.”

Bridgestone will announce their tyre allocations for the final four races of the 2008 season later in the year.

Tyre compounds for the first 14 Grands Prix of 2008:
Australia - soft, medium
Malaysia - medium, hard
Bahrain - soft, medium
Spain - medium, hard
Turkey - medium, hard
Monaco - super-soft, soft
Canada - super-soft, soft
France - soft, medium
Britain - medium, hard
Germany - medium, hard
Hungary - super-soft, soft
Europe - super-soft, soft
Belgium - medium, hard
Italy - medium, hard


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Flash news

Reflective tyre markings for Singapore night race

Formula One tyre suppliers Bridgestone will use special reflective paint to mark their super-soft and extreme-wet compounds at the forthcoming Singapore Grand Prix, the first Formula One race to be staged after dark.

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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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