Hamilton moves ahead in second practice

Hamilton moves ahead in second practice

Lewis Hamilton moved to the fore during second practice for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday afternoon. The Briton lapped six tenths faster than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg on Pirelli's Soft tyre compound, while Ferrari's Fernando Alonso again finished third. Read more…

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  1. Friday 22 August 2014

  2. Bottas: Williams can be close to Mercedes 18:01

    Bottas: Williams can be close to Mercedes

    Valtteri Bottas is hopeful that his Williams team can put pressure on championship leaders Mercedes at the Belgian Grand Prix. Mercedes drivers Lewis...

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  3. Lotterer 'very pleased' with opening day 17:19

    Lotterer 'very pleased' with opening day

    André Lotterer described himself as "very pleased" after making a positive start to his Formula 1 career at the Belgian Grand Prix. The three-time 24...

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  4. Ricciardo wary of strong midfield rivals 17:15

    Ricciardo wary of strong midfield rivals

    Daniel Ricciardo has conceded that Red Bull faces a tough challenge to break away from midfield rivals in this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix at...

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  5. Räikkönen rues Ferrari technical problems 17:07

    Räikkönen rues Ferrari technical problems

    Kimi Räikkönen was left to lament a difficult day as he ended second practice for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps back in 15th p...

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  6. 17:00

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Spa-Francorchamps

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  7. Maldonado given all clear after accident 16:52

    Maldonado given all clear after accident

    Pastor Maldonado has been given the all clear following his accident in Friday's second practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix. The Lotus driver...

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  8. Vettel says power unit penalties 'inevitable' 16:31

    Vettel says power unit penalties 'inevitable'

    Sebastian Vettel says it is "inevitable" that he will pick up engine penalties during the second half of the 2014 season, following his troubles during the...

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  9. Hamilton encouraged by FP2 gains 14:58

    Hamilton encouraged by FP2 gains

    Lewis Hamilton says he was pleased with the changes that were made to his Mercedes between first and second practice in Belgium. After trailing team-mate...

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  10. 14:40

    Belgian GP: Full Free Practice 2 results

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  11. Hamilton moves ahead in second practice 14:34

    Hamilton moves ahead in second practice

    Lewis Hamilton moved to the fore during second practice for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday afternoon. The Briton lapped six tenths faster than Mercedes...

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  12. Technical trouble ends Vettel's day early 13:32

    Technical trouble ends Vettel's day early

    Sebastian Vettel's opening day in Belgium has come to a premature end due to technical trouble. The German suffered a problem with his power unit during...

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  13. 12:53

    Follow second practice for the Belgian GP!

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  14. Formula 1 drivers on Verstappen promotion 12:27

    Formula 1 drivers on Verstappen promotion

    Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver in Formula 1's history when he joins the grid at just 17 years of age next season. A hot paddock topic ahead...

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  15. 12:04

    Video: Hamilton's ice bucket challenge

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  16. 10:38

    Belgian GP: Full Free Practice 1 results

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  17. Rosberg on top as Spa weekend begins 10:37

    Rosberg on top as Spa weekend begins

    Nico Rosberg set the standard as the Formula 1 field returned to action during Friday morning's first practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix at...

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  18. Chilton to race as Marussia makes Spa U-turn 09:26

    Chilton to race as Marussia makes Spa U-turn

    Marussia has reinstated Max Chilton for the Belgian Grand Prix weekend, just a day after announcing that Alexander Rossi would be replacing the Briton as it...

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  19. 08:43

    Follow first practice for the Belgian GP!

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  20. Background: Most recent American F1 drivers 08:26

    Background: Most recent American F1 drivers

    Alexander Rossi will become the first American to compete in Formula 1 since 2007 at the Belgian Grand Prix, the 22-year-old debutant replacing Max Chilton...

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  21. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Hamilton's Spa guide

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  22. Thursday 21 August 2014

  23. Verstappen set for trio of practice outings 18:22

    Verstappen set for trio of practice outings

    Max Verstappen is set for practice outings with Toro Rosso at the final three rounds of the 2014 season. In 2015, Verstappen, son of ex-Formula 1 pilot...

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  24. 'Chilton gave up seat for team to sell' 16:18

    'Chilton gave up seat for team to sell'

    Max Chilton's PR company has issued a statement on behalf of the Briton claiming that he gave up his cockpit for the Belgian Grand Prix weekend to allow...

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  25. Rossi replaces Chilton for Belgian GP 15:42

    Rossi replaces Chilton for Belgian GP

    Marussia has announced that Alexander Rossi will replace Max Chilton at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, a move that will mark his Formula 1 debut and end...

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  26. I don't have much to lose, says Lotterer 15:14

    I don't have much to lose, says Lotterer

    André Lotterer says he doesn't have much to lose by contesting this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. On Wednesday, Caterham announced that the 32-year-old...

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  27. 13:30

    Video: Force India drivers on Belgian GP

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  28. Pérez likens Verstappen rise to Räikkönen 12:57

    Pérez likens Verstappen rise to Räikkönen

    Sergio Pérez sees no reason why Max Verstappen cannot succeed when he graduates to Formula 1. Verstappen, who will be 17 by the time of his debut with...

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  29. 12:30

    Latest F1 photos: Thursday at Spa

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  30. Wolff told Verstappen to pick Red Bull 09:40

    Wolff told Verstappen to pick Red Bull

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has claimed that he told Max Verstappen to pick Red Bull's offer of a Toro Rosso seat for the 2015 season over his own team as it...

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  31. Hamilton out to put difficult times in past 08:00

    Hamilton out to put difficult times in past

    Lewis Hamilton has said he will be aiming to put the "difficult times" behind him during the second half of the season. Hamilton heads to...

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  32. 05:00

    Spa memories: Fangio wins, 1955

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  33. Wednesday 20 August 2014

  34. 18:30

    Video: Pirelli's guide to the Belgian GP

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  35. Ericsson: Caterham eyeing 'real progress' 17:46

    Ericsson: Caterham eyeing 'real progress'

    Marcus Ericsson has said Caterham is aiming to make "real progress" this weekend in Belgium. Caterham will have a number of updates for round twelve at...

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  36. Watson: Verstappen must grow up quickly 15:46

    Watson: Verstappen must grow up quickly

    Ex-Formula 1 driver John Watson has warned that Max Verstappen will have to "grow up really quickly" next season. Verstappen, who will become the...

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  37. Hamilton: Title fight more intense this year 14:37

    Hamilton: Title fight more intense this year

    Lewis Hamilton has said the title this season with Nico Rosberg is more intense than when he won it in 2008. Hamilton took the crown that year in the...

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  38. 13:30

    Video: Rosberg previews the Belgian GP

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  39. New debris fencing at Turn 1 in Belgium 13:10

    New debris fencing at Turn 1 in Belgium

    New debris fences have been installed at Turn 1 of the Spa-Francorchamps circuit ahead of this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, the FIA has confirmed. In...

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  40. Pirro driver steward for second race in row 12:30

    Pirro driver steward for second race in row

    Emanuele Pirro will be the FIA driver steward for the second race in succession this weekend in Belgium. Pirro, who also performed the role in Hungary...

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  41. Lotterer to make F1 debut with Caterham 12:14

    Lotterer to make F1 debut with Caterham

    André Lotterer will make his Formula 1 debut at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend for Caterham, it has been announced. The 32-year-old will replace Kamui...

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  42. Formula 1 circuit in Sochi approved by FIA 11:43

    Formula 1 circuit in Sochi approved by FIA

    Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting has confirmed that the new track in Sochi will be granted the necessary licence in order for it to stage the...

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  43. 11:00

    Video: Hamilton interviewed by James Corden

    Lewis Hamilton gets interviewed by British actor James Corden...while treating him to a high speed lap of Rockingham

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  44. Wolff: Reliability a 'key focus' for Mercedes 10:15

    Wolff: Reliability a 'key focus' for Mercedes

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said reliability will be a "key focus" for the team during the second half of the season. While Mercedes have dominated so...

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  45. Rosberg: Every last point will be crucial 09:00

    Rosberg: Every last point will be crucial

    Championship leader Nico Rosberg says every point will be 'crucial' as his title fight with his Mercedes team-mate continues at the Belgian Grand Prix this...

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  46. 05:00

    Spa Memories: Chaos at the start

    Re-live the chaotic opening lap to the 2004 Belgian Grand Prix

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  47. Tuesday 19 August 2014

  48. Marko: Verstappen has 'unbelievable speed' 15:30

    Marko: Verstappen has 'unbelievable speed'

    Red Bull Motorsport Consultant Helmut Marko has praised new Toro Rosso signing Max Verstappen, describing the Dutch youngster as a 'special' talent with...

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  49. Räikkönen targets 2009-like revival at Spa 14:51

    Räikkönen targets 2009-like revival at Spa

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen says he is hoping to revive his 2014 season as he returns to his 'favourite' circuit for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix at S...

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  50. Smedley wary of middle sector at Spa 12:00

    Smedley wary of middle sector at Spa

    Williams Head of Vehicle Performance Rob Smedley says the team must be wary not to lose out in the middle sector at Spa-Francorchamps in this weekend's...

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  51. Vergne still aiming for 2015 seat 11:54

    Vergne still aiming for 2015 seat

    Jean-Éric Vergne says he is determined to prove that he deserves to remain in Formula 1, having lost out on a 2015 Toro Rosso seat to Max...

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  52. Force India pair target consistent points 11:00

    Force India pair target consistent points

    Force India pairing Nico Hülkenberg and Sergio Pérez say that consistently finishing in the points must be their target for the second part of the Formula 1...

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  53. Verstappen gets F1 outing in Rotterdam 10:25

    Verstappen gets F1 outing in Rotterdam

    Max Verstappen will drive a Formula 1 car for the first time when he demonstrates a Toro Rosso around the streets of Rotterdam at the end of the...

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  54. 'F1 the best option for Max' - Jos Verstappen 09:49

    'F1 the best option for Max' - Jos Verstappen

    Jos Verstappen says Formula 1 is the best option for his son Max, after the 16-year-old was confirmed as a Toro Rosso driver for 2015. Verstappen Jr...

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