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Belgian Grand Prix practice in pictures 27th August 2010, 15:31

Rain fell on both the practice sessions at Spa today but it hit the first one the hardest, drenching the Ardennes forest track. After the four-week break several cars were sporting updated, notable the Renaults, which had their new F-ducts as well as a new sponsor on their sidepods. Sauber too have a new sponsor […]

Alonso fastest again in second session

Fernando Alonso maintained his position at the top of the time sheets in the second session at Spa-Francorchamps. But the session was disrupted for ten minutes as race control were concerned that some spectators had got into a dangerous area. After the stoppage the teams had just a few minutes to complete their running on […]

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Think you can predict the top five finishers in the Belgian Grand Prix? Name your top five and the pole sitter below for your chance to win from a selection of great prizes including tickets to the 2011 British Grand Prix, new F1 Fanatic T-shirts and loads more.

Rain makes for little meaningful running at Spa (FP1 interactive data)

Pouring rain in the first practice session at Spa made it even more difficult than usual to pick out which of the teams were quick at Spa. Here’s the interactive data showing all the drivers’ lap times as the track conditions played havoc with their plans during the first practice session.

Belgian Grand Prix practice two live blog

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Epsilon Euskadi begin wind tunnel tests

Joan Villadelprat, president of 2011 F1 team candidates Epsilon Euskadi, has confirmed they have begun testing a wind tunnel model of the car they hope to race in Formula 1 next year. Villadelprat told the team’s website: The model was designed, CFD tests were carried out and, finally, a few weeks ago the model was […]

Alonso quickest in rain at Spa

Fernando Alonso headed the first F1 practice session at a very wet Spa-Francorchamps. The track was already well-doused before practice even begun and further rain during the 90 minutes sent the cars back into the pits on several occasions. The rain stopped and the sun came out before the chequered flag fell, allowing Alonso to […]

Belgian Grand Prix practice one live blog

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F1 Fanatic round-up: 27/8/2010

Hello everyone, I’m back from honeymoon and happy to be writing my first round-up in almost two weeks. First of all, thanks to all of you who sent messages of congratulations by email, over Twitter and here in the comments on F1 Fanatic. Second, and just as importantly, I must pay tribute to the excellent […]