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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

Last Race

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

2011 Cars images

Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit - Race. F1 image 2011 (HD PHOTO)
Michael Schumacher, Mercedes MGP W02
Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit
Formula 1 image 2011 (Photo 1920x1280)
Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit - Race. F1 image 2011 (HD PHOTO 1920x1280)
Lewis Hamilton & Jenson Button, McLaren MP4-25
Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit
Formula 1 image 2011
Chinese GP, Shanghai International Circuit - Race. F1 wallpaper 2011 (HD PHOTO 1920x1280)
Fernando Alonso. Ferrari 150° Italia
Chinese GP, Shanghai International Circuit - Race.
Formula 1 image 2011

F1 Stories

McLaren on 2009: Part One - the aerodynamic rule changes

With one winter test session already under their belts, McLaren are fully focused on preparations for the 2009 season and the introduction of some of the biggest and most comprehensive rule changes in Formula One history.

A beginners guide to the 2009 rule changes

The FIA have made a number of changes to the Sporting and Technical Regulations for the 2009 Formula One season, and the results of some have already been seen in testing.

Toyotas Pascal Vasselon on Formula One, 2009 style

Next week the teams begin their on-track preparations for the 2009 Formula One season, which sees some of the most far-reaching rule changes in recent years. Tighter aerodynamic regulations, the return of slick tyres, the arrival of adjustable front wings and the introduction of Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) are all set to make cars sleeker and overtaking easier. It means a busy winter ahead for the designers and engineers, but Pascal Vasselon, Toyotas senior general chassis manager, is relishing the challenge…

New engines, no jokers - whos running what in Brazil?

Reliability could play a key part in the outcome of this weekends title decider in Sao Paulo. Under the 2008 Formula One regulations, ‘joker engine changes are not permitted at the final round of the season, so anyone experiencing a failure ahead of the Interlagos race will definitely take a 10-place grid drop.

Force India hoping to reveal 2009 technical package soon

Force Indias 2009 engine supplier should be revealed in the near future, according to team owner Vijay Mallya. Force India currently use Ferrari power, but talks with McLaren concerning a potential technical collaboration have led to speculation of a possible switch to Mercedes.

The Formula One driver market - who goes where in 2009?

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With the 2008 Formula One season rapidly reaching its climax, the bulk of the teams have already settled their driver line-ups for next year. However, there are still a few notable question marks. We take a team-by-team look at who is definitely going where for 2009 - and review the speculation on the remaining unknowns...

FIA releases further details of cost-cutting proposals

Formula One racings governing body, the FIA, has published the full agenda for its planned Tuesday meeting with the teams in Geneva. Cost cuts - and how to achieve them - is the main topic up for discussion.

Yas Marina Circuit unveiled by Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management (ADMM) have unveiled the Yas Marina Circuit, host to next years inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in a unique art exhibition at the Emirates Palace. The exhibition features a selection of images of the new tracks facilities that have been transformed into pieces of art.

Fuji Speedway - the technical requirements

The Fuji International Speedway mixes very slow corners with a long main straight designed to encourage overtaking manoeuvres. The teams therefore need to adopt a compromise in terms of set-up, in order to balance straight-line speed with grip in the low-speed sections. Mechanical grip and an engine with good low-end performance will hence pay dividends and count towards a competitive lap time. Renault explain how they plan to tweak the R28s set-up for the Japanese circuit.

Formula One teams to run 'green' tyres at Fuji

Formula One racing will show its support for the FIAs Make Cars Green campaign by running on unique green-grooved tyres at this weekends Japanese Grand Prix. The sports official tyre supplier, Bridgestone, launched the specially-designed rubber at a ceremony in Tokyo on Wednesday.

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Flash news

Testing to resume at Monza this week

With the summer ban now lifted, the Formula One fraternity is expected to be out in force testing at Monza this week. All 10 teams are scheduled to make the journey to the Italian track, as they begin preparations for Septembers Belgian and Italian Grands Prix.

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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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