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F1 Digest - Belgium Preview // The infamous Spa-Francorchamps circuit steps up to host F1 this weekend

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One of the most highly rated circuits on the calendar means we must be at Spa for the Belgian Grand Prix. With many teams counting on rain, we preview what the drivers are thinking ahead of the weekend.

Vital Statistics

  • Date: 7th September
  • Circuit: Spa-Francorchamps
  • Length: 7.0km
  • Laps: 44
  • 2007 Winner: Kimi Räikkönen

Preview

The Eau Rouge corner, the fact that the track can be raining at one point and bone dry at another, the Bus Stop and the greenery of the forests. All of these are reasons why we love Spa, and the drivers feel the same. Except tester Alex Wurz, who's a bit of a downer on the eve of what should be a great weekend.