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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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Kimi: Magny-Cours 'perfect' for Ferrari

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Kimi Raikkonen believes Magny-Cours is the “perfect” track for Ferraris F2008, giving him the opportunity to hit back in the title race after two disappointing grands prix.

The world champion has slipped to fourth place in the drivers standings, seven points adrift of new leader Robert Kubica, on the back of two races in which he has failed to score points.

But he reckons he has a great chance to get his title challenge back on track for the second successive year in France as he expects the fast, flowing circuit to again play to his cars strengths.

“Now we're heading back to Europe to tracks, which have been built to be used by racing cars,” he said.

“I think that things will look really different at Magny-Cours, compared to the last GPs.

“The smooth surface of the French track, its demanding corners and the quick changes of direction will underline the characteristics of the F2008.

“It was here in France last year that my season practically started all over again; and this is what I need now, after the two races with no points.

“I like this track and I think that it's perfect for our car. I think we'll be competitive and that we can go for the maximum result.”

While pre-season title favourites Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa have all now each had two races in which they have missed out on points, Kubica has not finished lower than fourth since retiring from the season-opener in Australia.

Kimi admits, as with last year, consistency will be the key to a successful championship challenge.

“All the races are important and one point can make the difference, like in 2007,” he said.

“This year will be an equally balanced championship and that's the reason why you always need to bring home something.

“Kubica is leading the standings and, apart from the first race, has always collected some points."

He added, perhaps ominously for his rivals, that he was desperate to return to winning ways in France: “I don't remember when I had such a great lust for winning!”


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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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