2010 Belgian Grand Prix – the complete F1 Fanatic race weekend review

Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Spa-Francorchamps, 2010

Spa served up another classic race and could prove a turning point in the world championship as Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber pulled away from their nearest rivals.

Find all the F1 Fanatic Belgian Grand Prix coverage in one place below ?ǣ from Friday practice to the post-race review and our live comments on every session.

Race results and reaction

Belgian Grand Prix race review – Hamilton wins wet-weather thriller in Spa

Vettel apologises for Button crash – “It was not my intention to destroy his race or mine”

Belgian Grand Prix result – Final classification

Championship points in full – Hamilton takes the lead in the championship again and McLaren move within one point of Red Bull

Alguersuari loses point after penalty – Toro Rosso driver’s penalty promotes Liuzzi

Should Vettel have had a penalty? (Poll) – Vettel got a drive-through for his collision with Button

Race analysis

Who was the best driver of the Belgian Grand Prix weekend? – Vote for the driver who impressed you the most in Spa

Rate the race: Belgium – What did you think of the Belgian Grand Prix?

Belgian Grand Prix analysis – Webber shows starts are still a Red Bull weakness

Belgian Grand Prix fastest laps – Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap for the third time this year

Belgian Grand Prix pit stops – Red Bull gave Mark Webber the fastest pit stop

Belgian Grand Prix stats and facts – Hamilton?s second lights-to-flag win

Detailed analysis of every team and driver in the Belgian Grand Prix

McLaren race review – Spa chaos claims Button, spares Hamilton
Mercedes race review – Recovery drives
Red Bull race review – Damage limitation for Webber ?ǣ but not Vettel
Ferrari race review – Ferrari?s practice pace disappears on Sunday
Williams race review – Spa yields nothing
Renault race review – Renault?s latest upgrade gives Kubica a shot at victory
Force India race review – Both cars score
STR race review – No points again
HRT race review – Senna out early
Sauber race review – Points for Kobayashi
Lotus race review – Kovalainen?s bad start
Virgin race review – Unhappy di Grassi

Qualifying

Belgian Grand Prix qualifying – Webber pips Hamilton for Spa pole position

Penalty leaves Schumacher 21st – He started from the 11th row for the second time in his career

Alonso urges calm after qualifying tenth – “If there is one track where grid position is less critical than others, then it is this one”

Fuel problem holds Kubica back – Renault driver believed front-row start was possible

Buemi and Glock get grid penalties – Two drivers docked places for impeding

De la Rosa sent to the back of the grid – Sauber driver switches engines

Belgian Grand Prix grid (Updated) – Final grid after five penalties

Belgian GP pre-race analysis – Webber and Hamilton set for Spa showdown

Practice

Alonso quickest in rain at Spa – Few laps in soaked session

FP1 interactive data – Rain makes for little meaningful running at Spa

Alonso fastest again in second session – Ferrari driver fastest on Friday

Webber quickest as rain falls again – Red Bull driver heads part-dry Saturday practice

Live blogs

How we saw the Belgian Grand Prix as it unfolded:

Belgian Grand Prix live blog
Belgian Grand Prix qualifying live blog
Belgian Grand Prix practice three live blog
Belgian Grand Prix practice two live blog
Belgian Grand Prix practice one live blog

Find coverage of every race this season here: F1 2010 Season

How can we improve our coverage?

What else would you like to see in F1 Fanatic’s Grand Prix coverage? How can we make it better? Please post your suggestions in the comments.

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10 comments on 2010 Belgian Grand Prix – the complete F1 Fanatic race weekend review

  1. Hamish said on 31st August 2010, 12:28

    Comment from Button post-Spa:

    – Webber suggested that it may not be too long before Red Bull has to put their weight behind his title charge instead of Vettel. But Button is not of that opinion.

    “I don’t think they will. I think they love Vettel,” he added.

  2. Yeah, I read that, thought it was a great comment.

  3. AndrewTanner (@andrewtanner) said on 31st August 2010, 13:10

    Well Webber has a point. They may love Vettel, but I guess they will love the championship money a little bit more. Vettel has plenty of time ahead of him.

  4. karan01 (@karan01) said on 1st September 2010, 2:25

    Was there any penalty or anything for Massa starting so far over his line?

  5. Hello Keith,

    Did you see this video from a spectator ? it show Massa starting with 2 meters above his starting place. Is something that should be considered as stolen start and be punished ?

    http://www.leblogauto.com/2010/08/f1-massa-a-vole-le-depart-en-belgique-video.html

  6. stephen said on 1st September 2010, 18:43

    If you have any doudt that redbulls front wing flexes, check a look at this hehe. This should be enough evidence for the FIA

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBxNVoMXHz4

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