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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
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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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Massa back to winning form on race return

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If anyone feared Ferraris Felipe Massa may have lost his competitive edge in the accident that fractured his skull and ended his 2009 F1 season prematurely back in July, they were proved wrong over the weekend, as Massa completed his first race outing at his annual International Challenge of the Stars karting event in Brazil.

Not content to simply take part, the Brazilian finished Saturdays first race at the Florianopolis circuit in third, from 11th on the grid. During Sundays second race he went one better, winning from sixth on the grid, ahead of former team mate - and seven-time world champion - Michael Schumacher.

"This was a fantastic event, maybe the most important kart event in the world," Massa exclaimed after the race. "I demonstrated myself to be competitive like before the accident and that makes me happy. I think that if there were still any doubts, today I gave the answer. In the end I had a fierce fight with Michael, who was slightly faster, but I made it."

After notching up a win in Saturdays opening round and finishing runner-up to Massa on Sunday, Schumacher took the overall honours with 42 points to the Brazilians 36.

The German, however, was more pleased with Massas excellent return to the track. "It was like in the old days, with Felipe and me on the highest places on the podium," he said. "I'm very happy and proud of him. It was a wonderful race and a beautiful day for all of us who took part."

Indycar driver Vitor Meira finished third in the standings on 26 points. Also in action were 2010 Williams driver Rubens Barrichello, Force Indias Vitantonio Liuzzi, former Williams driver Antonio Pizzonia, 2004 Indycar champion Tony Kanaan, ex-F1 driver Christian Fittipaldi and former Renault driver Nelson Piquet.

Massa is planning another kart outing next weekend at the annual Granja Viana 500 endurance event, which gets underway in Brazil on Friday.


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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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