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F1 Digest 2009 - Belgium Free Practice - Rain halts play in the morning, with double the action in the afternoon

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Catch up with the goings on at Spa, through the waterlogged morning to the much drier afternoon, including keeping a wary eye on Badoer, watching Vettel do very little, and pondering who will qualify well.

Free Practice 1

Just a few laps completed before the rain started pouring down, and held us up for a while. The rookies got in some good practice in the wet, though.

Free Practice 2

Badoer caused a red flag in the first five minutes, but it didn't halt things for long. Action got underway with increased running to make up for the morning.

Team by Team

Everyone is a bit on the quiet side today, but Hamilton is feeling confident and the Toyota boys are buoyed by their performance today. Even BMW are slightly optimistic.