Giorgio Pantano has been thrown out of the entire Spa-Francorchamps race weekend, including tomorrow’s sprint race, following breaches of the rules in today’s feature race. The stewards charged Pantano, who led the GP2 championship by 11 points after today’s sprint race, with “reckless driving and unsportsmanlike behaviour” for his collision with Lucas di Grassi. He … Continue reading Pantano excluded and Zuber disqualified at Spa
Fuel strategy is enormously (and wearisomely) important in deciding the outcome of races. So when will Lewis Hamilton, Felipe Massa and the rest of the top ten have to make their first stops for fuel tomorrow? During the qualifying live blog Bert did a quick comparison of the increases in lap times between Q2 and … Continue reading Belgian GP driver fuel load predictions
Romain Grosjean finished first in a GP2 race for the fourth time this year – although it was only his second win, as he’s had a few brushes with the stewards. Bruno Senna will be ruing his latest run-in with the stewards, and it was a controversial one. Senna was hit with a drive-through penalty … Continue reading Romain Grosjean wins at Spa; Bruno Senna gets penalty (GP2)
The FIA stewards have further muddied the waters about what an “unsafe release” from the pits is. They gave a penalty to GP2 driver Bruno Senna for incident that was almost identical to the one involving Ferrari’s Felipe Massa at Valencia two weeks ago – when Massa got no penalty.
Lewis Hamilton will start the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position alongside title rival Felipe Massa. Their team mates will line-up directly behind them on row two with Heikki Kovalainen ahead of Kimi Raikkonen.
The Belgian Grand Prix qualifying live blog has finished. Review the live blog in full below.
The Belgian Grand Prix free practice 3 live blog has finished. See below to review the live blog in full.