F1 is moving to Spa-Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand-Prix

F1 is moving to Spa-Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand-Prix

16.08.2017: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Race 12 of 20 in the 2017 Formula One season Spa-Francorchamps circuit

2017 Belgian Grand Prix
Race 12 of 20 in the 2017 Formula One season
Spa-Francorchamps circuit
Official name    2017 Formula 1 Pirelli Belgian Grand Prix



Dates:


25 August Friday (Practice)
26 August Saturday (Qualifying)
27 August Sunday (Race)



After 2016 win in Spa-Francorchamps by Nico Rosberg - see here video from last year F1 Belgian Grand-Prix  -
this year we will see for sure a Kimi Raikkonen been fast again, as the 7.004m long Ardennes circuit is one of his favourites!

But not to forget the German, Sebastian Vettel who will continue his fight with English man Lewis Hamilton.  Both Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and the "home runner" Max Verstappen (his mum is Belgian) are expected to be strong again in Spa. How does Spanish man Fernando Alonso will go on in Spa after great race in Hungarian Grand-Prix ?



Who will be the winner in 2017? F1 betting is getting more and more interesting as fight for F1 crown is becoming harder and harder.




A bit of history





1991: A young driver called Michael Schumacher made his debut for Jordan, qualifying a magnificent seventh. He could have won the race if not for a clutch problem at the start.

Michael Schumacher  has won the Belgian Grand Prix more times than any other driver, winning a total of 6 times.



1998: Damon Hill scored Jordan’s first victory after a crash at the first start eliminated thirteen cars.


2004: Half the field were involved in incidents on the first lap and had to pit for repairs or retire. The crazy race had six different leaders but Kimi Raikkonen ended up beating the dominant 2004 Ferrari in a McLaren that was average for most of the year.


Ferrari has the most wins of the Belgian GP out of all of the teams, with a total of 16 wins.


Sebastian Vettel holds the current lap record with a 1:47.263 that he achieved in 2009, according to the official Formula One website.




Here you can find on our website photo impressions from last year race.




2017 Driver Standings ahead to Belgian Grand-Prix race



1     Sebastian Vettel     GER     Ferrari     202
2     Lewis Hamilton     GBR     Mercedes     188
3     Valtteri Bottas     FIN     Mercedes     169
4     Daniel Ricciardo     AUS     Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer     117
5     Kimi Räikkönen     FIN     Ferrari     116
6     Max Verstappen     NED     Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer     67
7     Sergio Perez     MEX     Force India Mercedes     56
8     Esteban Ocon     FRA     Force India Mercedes     45
9     Carlos Sainz     ESP     Toro Rosso     35
10     Nico Hulkenberg     GER     Renault     26
11     Felipe Massa     BRA     Williams Mercedes     23
12     Lance Stroll     CAN     Williams Mercedes     18
13     Romain Grosjean     FRA     Haas Ferrari     18
14     Kevin Magnussen     DEN     Haas Ferrari     11
15     Fernando Alonso     ESP     McLaren Honda     10
16     Pascal Wehrlein     GER     Sauber Ferrari     5
17     Daniil Kvyat     RUS     Toro Rosso     4
18     Stoffel Vandoorne     BEL     McLaren Honda     1
19     Jolyon Palmer     GBR     Renault     0
20     Marcus Ericsson     SWE     Sauber Ferrari     0
21     Antonio Giovinazzi     ITA     Sauber Ferrari     0






2017 Constructor Standings




1     Mercedes     357
2     Ferrari     318
3     Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer     184
4     Force India Mercedes     101
5     Williams Mercedes     41
6     Toro Rosso     39
7     Haas Ferrari     29
8     Renault     26
9     McLaren Honda     11
10     Sauber Ferrari     5


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