Belgian Grand Prix

  • Ferrari's Charles Leclerc at the 2019 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

    Leclerc's first win was marred by the death of Anthoine Hubert during an F2 race at Spa the day before.

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    2019 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix preview

    We're now up to round 13 of the 2019 F1 season, which takes place at Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    Ferrari reclaims Spa record with F1 race car

    Porsche made headlines in April when its 919 Evo tribute/time attack car trekked to Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps in an effort to lay the smack down on the track record. Driver Neel Jani ripped off a 1:41.770, which bested the prior track record of 1:42.553 set by a 2017 Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 race...

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    Vettel avoids chaotic start to win 2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel executed a brilliant pass of Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton on the first lap of Sunday's Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix and didn't look back, winning the race with an 11-second gap to Hamilton. Both drivers were lucky to avoid a major collision in the first corner, caused...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix preview

    With the summer break now over, the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship picks up again this weekend with the Belgian Grand Prix. The race is once again being held on the 4.35-mile Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium's Ardennes region. It's an historic circuit that has been the venue of some of the...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    Hamilton holds off Vettel at 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton claimed victory on Sunday at the 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix. It was a closely contested battle that went right down to the wire, with Hamilton requiring everything he could muster to hold off Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. The Ferrari driver eventually...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

    After the summer break, the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship returns this weekend with round 12, the Belgian Grand Prix. The race will take place at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the beautiful Ardennes. Its fast, undulating sweeps are a stern test for car and driver, and with an average speed approaching 145 mph, it’s one of the fastest laps of the season. Spa is also the longest circuit of the season. Stretching 4.35 miles, Spa is so big that it’s not unusual to have varying weather conditions at different parts of the track. For example, rain at one end and sunshine at the...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Hamilton makes podium after starting at back row in 2016 Formula One Belgian GP

    The 2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday turned out to be one of the most exciting races we’ve seen in years. The drama started as early as the first turn, where local hero Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing was involved in a tussle with Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] men Kimi...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix preview

    The 2016 Formula One World Championship’s summer break ends this weekend with round 13, the Belgian Grand Prix, which once again is held at Spa-Francorchamps. Though beautiful, Spa is a notoriously tough track that has taken the lives of many of the best drivers in history. Weather, traffic...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG Wins 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, Lotus Makes Podium

    It was a one-two finish for Mercedes AMG at yesterday’s 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, and in particular it was a near perfect race for star driver Lewis Hamilton. The Briton came out on top for the sixth time this season and the 39th time in his F1 career. ALSO SEE: Dodge SRT Hellcats...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG Locks Out Front Row For 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG was unstoppable at today’s qualifying session for the 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps. It was star driver Lewis Hamilton quickest; he posted a 1:47.197 in Q3 to secure his third Belgian Grand Prix pole and the 48th of his F1 career. And it...

  • Ferrari at the 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The 2015 Formula One World Championship continues this weekend with round eleven, the Belgian Grand Prix, which once again is taking place at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps. The circuit is characterized by high speeds, sweeping changes of elevation, fast corners and perhaps most crucial of all...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

    After the traditional summer break, the 2015 Formula One World Championship continues with round 11, the Belgian Grand Prix, taking place this weekend at the legendary Spa Francorchamps circuit. The 4.35-mile length makes Spa the longest circuit on the calendar, and the Ardennes forest backdrop also makes it one of the most iconic and revered in the world. ALSO SEE: Dodge SRT Hellcats And HEMIs Could Die In 2019 The circuit contains significant elevation changes, challenging corners and plenty of opportunities for overtaking. And most of the lap—over 70 percent, in fact—is taken...

  • 2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Results

    With both Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton starting on the front row of the 2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, many thought the race would end up being just another battle between the two Mercedes AMG drivers. But it wasn’t to be. On the first lap, pole-sitter Rosberg got away slowly and was...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The weather is often very changeable in the area surrounding the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, where the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix has been held since the sport’s inaugural season back in 1950. Because of this, races at Spa are rarely straightforward. The current weather forecast for...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Preview

    After the long summer break, Formula One racing returns this weekend with the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix, which will once again be held at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the beautiful Ardennes. A lot has transpired in the past couple of weeks, with Toro Rosso confirming 16-year-old Dutch racing...

  • McLaren at the 2013 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Greenpeace Protestors Fail To Disrupt Last Weekend's Belgian GP

    Formula One Grands Prix, like many motorsport events, tend to major on high-octane thrills more than environmental friendliness. As such, they're never going to be on Greenpeace's list of "good things", but at last weekend's 2013 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps, Greenpeace activists were...

  • Red Bull Racing at the 2013 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Sebastian Vettel Dominates Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

    Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel showed why he’s Formula One’s reigning world champion yesterday at the 2013 Belgian Grand Prix, dominating the race from start to finish and in the process expanding his lead in the Drivers’ standings by 46 points. The German overtook pole...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2013 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

    The gaps between the top drivers at the end of qualifying for the 2013 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix were very close this morning. Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton managed to prove the quickest, despite some wet conditions. Hamilton’s time for the third session was 2:01.012, which was just ahead of Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel’s time of 2:01.200. Behind them was Vettel’s teammate Mark Webber who set a time of 2:01.325 in the rain affected session, and then it was Hamilton’s teammate Nico Rosberg fourth quickest with a time of 2:02.251. With the two...

  • Ferrari at the 2013 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Weather is often very changeable in the area surrounding the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix. We’ve already seen this during the earlier practice session on Friday, where intermittent rain fell throughout much of the session. The current weather...

  • McLaren at the 2013 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Preview

    After the August break, and all the silliness that was reported during it, Formula One teams are now back to racing again, and who could have picked a better spot than Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps. Yes, it is the 2013 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, one of the most exciting on the...

  • McLaren's Jenson Button afting winning the 2012 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    McLaren’s Jenson Button Wins Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

    Briton Jenson Button has won the 2012 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix, and in the process has earned himself and his McLaren team some much-needed championship points. The start of the race was marred by a crash that took out several of the top contenders, including points leader Fernando Alonso of...

  • Mercedes-AMG at the 2012 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Despite heavy rain during Friday’s practice session for the 2012 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix, and a little bit more of the wet stuff during qualifying yesterday, things are expected to stay mostly dry for the today’s race. The current weather forecast for the area surrounding the Spa...

  • McLaren's Jenson Button at the 2012 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    McLaren’s Jenson Button Qualifies On Pole For Belgian Grand Prix

    McLaren’s Jenson Button earned his first pole of the 2012 Formula 1 season following a scorching performance today during qualifying at the Belgian Grand Prix. He stunned all with a time of 1:47.654 in the second session, but then returned in the third to cut it down to just 1:47.573. The...

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