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2013 Belgian Grand Prix practice in pictures 23rd August 2013, 20:50
Pictures from the first day of practice for the Belgian Grand Prix.
The relative performance of the cars in practice for the Belgian Grand Prix was of secondary importance to the worrying recurrence of tyre failures.
Lotus and Sauber had different conclusions after testing their passive DRS devices during practice for the Belgian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso does not think the tyre failures seen during practice at Spa-Francorchamps today indicate F1 is heading for a repeat of the spate of punctures seen during the British Grand Prix.
Lotus technical director Nick Chester says the team will introduce a long wheelbase version of the E21 in the next race at Monza.
Jenson Button is relishing the challenge of Spa which he says makes a welcome change from newer circuits on the calendar.
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Sebastian Vettel led a Red Bull one-two in the second practice session at Spa-Francorchamps but his session came to an early end due to a puncture.
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Fernando Alonso led the times as sporadic showers created problems for teams in the first 90 minutes of practice for the Belgian Grand Prix.