Posts Tagged ‘Belgian Grand Prix’

5 Sep 2008: F1: weather report for Belgian Grand Prix

It’s the run-in to perhaps the most exciting date in the F1 calendar – Spa-Francorchamps, a track deep in the Ardennes with enough drama to single-handedly do away with Belgium’s reputation for being boring. And what does the weather forecast say? Click here to find out.

16 Sep 2007: Colin McRae: “Fearless, flamboyant, blindingly quick”

Brits on Pole is an open wheel racing fansite but, at times like this, who cares about fine distinctions? Motorsport has too few genuine legends not to mourn the loss of a driver of Colin McRae’s calibre.

16 Sep 2007: F1: Hamilton ‘hasn’t given up on title’

Lewis Hamilton was left in no doubt whatsoever about his main rival for this year’s F1 drivers’ title after team-mate Fernando Alonso sent him flying off the race-track in the opening seconds of the Belgian Grand Prix.

16 Sep 2007: F1: Variety is the spice of life for Coulthard

David Coulthard must have thought he’d forsaken Formula One for the marathon after his Red Bull died of a hydraulics problem on a most inconvenient section of the sport’s longest circuit.

16 Sep 2007: F1: Things can only get better for Button…

Jenson Button was so sick of struggling with his wilful Honda at Spa that he admitted after the race how his retirement due to hydraulics problems actually came as a relief.

16 Sep 2007: F1: Spa’s another day at the office for Davidson

The Spa circuit may have a reputation for being one of the most challenging and exciting on the F1 calendar – but it didn’t do much for Anthony Davidson this year.

16 Sep 2007: GP2: Conway consistent as Carroll spins

Mike Conway has seen a dramatic change in his recent fortunes, leaving Spa-Francorchamps with a pair of fifth places in his pocket after GP2’s Belgian round.

15 Sep 2007: F1: Davidson on back row, no-one much surprised

Super Aguri knew they were in for a rough time in qualifying – and so it proved, with Anthony Davidson starting on the back row for the first time since his Spa appearance for Minardi in 2002.

15 Sep 2007: F1: Button “pretty happy” with Spa qualifying

Honda’s Jenson Button is looking forward to race day at Spa after squeezing the best available performance from his car in qualifying.

15 Sep 2007: F1: Coulthard must make experience count

A terse David Coulthard will be relying on his years of race experience after failing to make the most of his Red Bull’s potential in qualifying at Spa.

 
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