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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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Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit
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Fernando Alonso. Ferrari 150° Italia
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Rossi wins Brno race of surprises

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Race at Brno today was not particularly exciting, but it's outcome was something that none of us expected. Valentino Rossi has won Czech Republic Grand Prix after Casey Stoner crashed while leading race in lap 6. Rossi easily finished race around 15 seconds in front of second-placed Toni Elias, who has overcome problems on the start of the warm-up lap and bad starting position to bring first podium this season for satellite Ducati team. Loris Capirossi rode steady race to finish in 3rd, bringing another podium to Rizla Suzuki.

Stoner and Rossi were in class of their own through the race - they were setting low 1.57 laps before Stoner crashed, having more than 12 second advantage over 3rd placed rider in lap 6. Although many will try to describe Stoner's crash as breaking under pressure from Valentino Rossi, it was probably one of those things that happen when racing on the limit. Just to illustrate level at which were those two riders - Rossi slowed-down after Stoner's crash, but still continued to set laps that were faster than any other rider on the track most of the time.

Shinya Nakano made his way through the field from 12th place at the end of the lap 1 to 4th place at the race finish, being best Honda finisher in this race. Surprise of the day came from the Anthony West, who managed to capitalize great start and stay with 'leaders' till the end of the race. Chris Vermeulen seemed set for another podium finish, when suddenly dropped few places in lap 9, eventually finishing race in 6th. Marco Melandri scored second best result of the season by finishing in 7th place. Alex de Angelis finished 8th, ending string of Bridgestone finishers.

Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo were only Michelin representatives in top 10, which was complete disaster for French tyre manufacturer. After this race, Rossi gained 25 more points in championship battle, now leading Stoner by 50 points. With 6 races remaining this looks like great advantage, but for sure we may expect from Stoner to strike back, and he will get first chance to do it in 2 weeks.


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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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