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Webber and Hamilton set for Spa showdown (Belgian GP pre-race analysis) 28th August 2010, 20:44

The Belgian Grand Prix is looking very promising with an interesting grid, a chance of rain and, of course, the best circuit in Formula 1. Both Red Bull drivers will be looking over their shoulder at the McLarens starting right behind them – and Robert Kubica is right in the mix in his upgraded Renault. […]

Buemi and Glock get grid penalties

Sebastien Buemi and Timo Glock have each been handed penalties for impeding other drivers during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. Buemi was given a three-place penalty for impeding Nico Rosberg and Timo Glock got a five-place penalty for holding up Sakon Yamamoto. However the stewards decided against punishing Jarno Trulli or Lucas di Grassi […]

Belgian Grand Prix qualifying in pictures

Mark Webber notched up his fifth pole position of 2010 for Red Bull in a thrilling qualifying session. The Ardennes weather was typically unpredictable, showering the track one moment then bathing it in sunshine the next. Take a look back at the action from qualifying and final practice in the selection of pictures below.

Fuel problem holds Kubica back

A fuel pick-up problem prevented Robert Kubica from being able to complete his second run in qualifying. The Renault driver claimed second place with his first lap before he ran into trouble – and was powerless to keep himself from falling to third: Belgian Grand Prix qualifiyngin pictures The car cut out just before the […]

Alonso urges calm after qualifying tenth

Fernando Alonso played down concerns over his fifth row grid position for tomorrow’s Belgian Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver said: Belgian Grand Prix qualifiyngin pictures Obviously, I can?t be pleased with this result, but it has to be said that if there is one track where grid position is less critical than others, then it […]

Penalty leaves Schumacher 21st

Michael Schumacher will start the Belgian Grand Prix from 21st place, after his ten-place grid penalty is applied. It’s Schumacher’s second-worst starting position in Formula 1. He started 22nd in Monaco in 2006 after being sent to the back of the grid for trying to impede drivers in qualifying. Belgian Grand Prix qualifiyngin pictures But […]

2010 Belgian Grand Prix grid

Row 1 1. Mark Webber 1’45.778Red Bull-Renault 2. Lewis Hamilton 1’45.863McLaren-Mercedes Row 2 3. Robert Kubica 1’46.100Renault 4. Sebastian Vettel 1’46.127Red Bull-Renault Row 3 5. Jenson Button 1’46.206McLaren-Mercedes 6. Felipe Massa 1’46.314Ferrari Row 4 7. Rubens Barrichello 1’46.602Williams-Cosworth 8. Adrian Sutil 1’46.659Force India-Mercedes Row 5 9. Nico H???lkenberg 1’47.053Williams-Cosworth 10. Fernando Alonso 1’47.441Ferrari Row 6 […]

Webber pips Hamilton for Spa pole position (Belgian Grand Prix qualifying)

Mark Webber gave Red Bull their 12th pole position of the year in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. He beat Lewis Hamilton by less than a tenth of a second, and the McLaren driver will start alongside him on the front row for tomorrow’s race. Robert Kubica put his upgraded Renault in third place […]

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Webber quickest as rain falls again

The F1 teams had a precious 45 minutes’ dry running in final practice today before the rain returned to the Belgian track. Mark Webber had the fastest time at the moment the rain began to fall, just a tenth of a second faster than Lewis Hamilton. But Webber’s team mate Sebastian Vettel had another reliability […]