2011 August 29 archive

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Red Bull: Newey relieved after “scariest race ever”

Red Bull had grave tyre worries but Pirelli said the blistering was caused by their set-up.

McLaren: Button hit by debris in first-lap scare

Button’s recovery drive from 13th to third was delayed by first-lap damage.

Ferrari: Harder tyres still the car’s weakness

Alonso led the race early on but fell back after switching to the medium tyres.

Mercedes: Schumacher climbs 19 places to fifth

Mercedes had their best result of the season so far in Spa.

Renault: Petrov buoyed by R31 upgrades

Petrov says Renault have made “a big step forward” with the R31.

Sauber: Kobayashi crashes, Perez penalised

Collisions with other cars defined the races of both the Sauber drivers.

Force India: Drivers compromised by qualifying

Both Force India drivers started in the bottom half of the field after a poor qualifying session.

Toro Rosso: Race over in six laps after crashes

Both Toro Rosso drivers blamed rival for crashing into them at Spa.

Williams: Maldonado claims first point

Pastor Maldonado had a controversial Saturday but scored his first point on Sunday.