Belgian Grand Prix Tag

Posted On August 23, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Formula One

FIA removes new curb at Eau Rouge

The FIA has decided to remove a new curb at Eau Rouge prior to qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. With the drivers capable of cutting part of the left-hander at Radillion – the top of the climb at Eau Rouge – a larger curb w installed at the apex. With a number of events in GP2 and GP3 that saw several cars getting airborne momentarily after making contact with the curb, the FIA decided following a driver’s meeting to remove it. The FIA will now monitor any advantage gainedRead More
Lewis Hamilton is a man on a mission. Fresh off F1’s summer break, and on the back of a sloppy round in Hungary, the championship leader set a blistering 1:49.197 lap at Spa today to claim a new track record and beat team mate Nico Rosberg by more than 4/10ths of a second. Despite Rosberg leading in FP1 and FP2, Hamilton took charge and led in FP3 and all three qualifying sessions from Belgium. He and Rosberg even lead in Q1 despite being the only runners on the harder compoundRead More

Posted On August 20, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

F1’s long summer break is finally coming to a close and the top tier of the sport is entering into its most wonderful part of the year, visiting Spa and then Monza. As the drivers, teams and media prepare for battle, let’s take a look back, 15 years ago to one of the greatest moves in F1 history, Mika Hakkinen on Michael Schumacher for victory. Ride along with the Flying Finn for one of his greatest moves. Enjoy.Read More

Posted On August 19, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Formula One

Ferrari retains Raikkonen for 2016 season

Kimi Raikkonen will remain with Ferrari for the 2016 Formula 1 season, the Maranello-based team announced Wednesday. Raikkonen, who won the 2007 F1 title with Ferrari, will pair with four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel for the second consecutive year. The confirmation of the Finn’s return comes after months of speculation that another Finn, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas, was linked to the seat for 2016. With Ferrari picking up Raikkonen’s option, the Italian squad ensures some stability as they return a driver lineup in succession for the first time since theRead More