Late tyre change cost Alonso the win

Fernando Alonso claimed he would have won the Belgian Grand Prix if he had switched to wet weather tyres sooner. A look a the lap times suggest Alonso has a point. Instead of Alonso passing Sebastian Vettel at the final corner, it could have been Lewis Hamilton…

Championship tables after the Belgian GP

The drivers’ and constructors’ championship tables are below and have been updated following Timo Glock and Lewis Hamilton’s penalties

Lewis Hamilton wins but stewards investigate him and Raikkonen (Video)

Lewis Hamilton snatched victory in the Belgian Grand Prix from Kimi Raikkonen in the dying stages of the race. But their thrilling duel as rain fell in the final laps of the race is being investigated by the stewards who feel Hamilton and Raikkonen may have broken the rules. Here’s a video of what happened:

Belgian Grand Prix: rate the race

Rate the Belgian Grand Prix out of ten and share your thoughts on the race below.

Pastor Maldonado snatches win from Jerome d’Ambrosio (GP2)

Pastor Maldonado won a thrilling GP2 sprint race with a stunning pass on leader Jerome d’Ambrosio on the final lap at Spa-Francorchamps. But Bruno Senna failed to capitalise on the absense of points leader Giorgio Pantano by crashing out of the race.

Pantano excluded and Zuber disqualified at Spa

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Giorgio Pantano has been thrown out of the entire Spa-Francorchamps race weekend, including tomorrow’s sprint race, following breaches of the rules in today’s feature race. The stewards charged Pantano, who led the GP2 championship by 11 points after today’s sprint race, with “reckless driving and unsportsmanlike behaviour” for his collision with Lucas di Grassi. He […]

Belgian GP driver fuel load predictions

Fuel strategy is enormously (and wearisomely) important in deciding the outcome of races. So when will Lewis Hamilton, Felipe Massa and the rest of the top ten have to make their first stops for fuel tomorrow? During the qualifying live blog Bert did a quick comparison of the increases in lap times between Q2 and […]

Romain Grosjean wins at Spa; Bruno Senna gets penalty (GP2)

Romain Grosjean finished first in a GP2 race for the fourth time this year – although it was only his second win, as he’s had a few brushes with the stewards. Bruno Senna will be ruing his latest run-in with the stewards, and it was a controversial one. Senna was hit with a drive-through penalty […]

Ross Brawn says FIA don’t help Ferrari. Senna’s GP2 penalty says otherwise

The FIA stewards have further muddied the waters about what an “unsafe release” from the pits is. They gave a penalty to GP2 driver Bruno Senna for incident that was almost identical to the one involving Ferrari’s Felipe Massa at Valencia two weeks ago – when Massa got no penalty.

Lewis Hamilton on pole position at Spa (2008 Belgian Grand Prix qualifying)

Lewis Hamilton will start the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position alongside title rival Felipe Massa. Their team mates will line-up directly behind them on row two with Heikki Kovalainen ahead of Kimi Raikkonen.

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