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

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Red Bull aren’t just struggling to turn pole positions into wins – they’re finding it hard to keep their lead as far as the first corner. It happened again in today’s race at Spa, with Mark Webber slipping to sixth place within a few hundred metres of the start. Review the race in detail with … Continue reading Webber shows starts are still a Red Bull weakness (Belgian Grand Prix analysis)

Alguersuari loses point after penalty

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Belgian Grand Prix in pictures Jaime Alguersuari has lost his tenth place finish in the Belgian Grand Prix after being given a 20-second time penalty by the stewards. They decided he had gained an advantage by going off the chicane late in the race and keeping Vitantonio Liuzzi behind. Alguersuari’s 20-second penalty relegates him from … Continue reading Alguersuari loses point after penalty

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

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Lewis Hamilton won his third race of the year in Spa to take back the lead of the drivers’ championship. He passed Mark Webber at the start and clung on to win as a series of showers hit the track causing an action-packed race. They were the only two of the top five championship runners … Continue reading Hamilton wins wet-weather thriller in Spa (Belgian Grand Prix race review)

Vettel apologises for Button crash

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Sebastian Vettel apologised for taking Jenson Button out of the Belgian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver lost control of his car while trying to pass the McLaren and crashed into Button’s sidepod. Button had to retire immediately afterwards. Vettel said he didn’t mean to hit Button: I’m sorry, obviously it was not my intention … Continue reading Vettel apologises for Button crash

Hamilton back in the championship lead – points in full

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Drivers’ championship points Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 182 2 Mark Webber 179 3 Sebastian Vettel 151 4 Jenson Button 147 5 Fernando Alonso 141 6 Felipe Massa 109 7 Robert Kubica 104 8 Nico Rosberg 102 9 Adrian Sutil 45 10 Michael Schumacher 44 11 Rubens Barrichello 30 12 Kamui Kobayashi 21 13 … Continue reading Hamilton back in the championship lead – points in full

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

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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. … Continue reading Webber and Hamilton set for Spa showdown (Belgian GP pre-race analysis)

Buemi and Glock get grid penalties

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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 … Continue reading Buemi and Glock get grid penalties

Alonso urges calm after qualifying tenth

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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 … Continue reading Alonso urges calm after qualifying tenth

Penalty leaves Schumacher 21st

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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 … Continue reading Penalty leaves Schumacher 21st

2010 Belgian Grand Prix grid

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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 … Continue reading 2010 Belgian Grand Prix grid

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

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