Spa Tag

By Steve Aibel, Senior F1 Writer The wait is over! The traditional summer break has passed and the Formula 1 paddock returns to action this weekend at the spectacular Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.  If there is an event worth waiting for it is Formula 1 at Spa. Filled with history, this circuit has been a part of the World Championship every season since Formula 1 was born in 1950.  The circuit brings forth more than one could ask for in a  Formula 1 racetrack.  Cut through the rolling terrain of the Ardennes ForestRead More

Posted On August 23, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Hamilton wins at Spa

Lewis Hamilton backed up his pole position at Spa today with a controlled race win where he rarely looked threatened in his pursuit for victory. Behind him, chaos abound from the formation lap on. Nico Hulkenberg radioed in on the formation lap reporting a loss of power, the team told him to box, then changed their minds and instructed the German to take the start, but on the starting grid the Mercedes engine gave up the ghost and the field had to circle around a second time as the Hulk’sRead 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 March 12, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

With a new season of Formula One on the imminent horizon, here is some old school F1 in this week’s throwback thursday theater, 10 plus minutes of the 1961 Belgian Grand Prix from Spa. Enjoy.Read More