Belgian GP

The 2014 Belgian GP in a nutshell

Sunday 24th August
8:20am - GP3 Race Two - Live!
9:30am - GP2 Sprint Race - Live!
11:30am - The 2014 Belgian GP - Track Parade - Live!
12pm - The 2014 Belgian GP - Race - Live!
3:30pm - The 2014 Belgian GP - Paddock Live!
4:15pm - Tales from the Vault - Teammates.
7:30pm - Ted's Race Notebook.
9pm - Classic F1 - 2005 Belgian GP.


The Lowdown on Spa

Track: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. Permanent circuit.

Race start time: 1pm UK time Sunday (2pm local).

Laps: 44.

Track length: 7.004 km.

Tyre allocation: Medium (white) and soft (yellow).

DRS Zones: Two with separate detection points - pit straight and Kemmel Straight.

Driver steward: TBA.

Lap record: Sebastian Vettel - 1:47.263 (Red Bull; 2009).

2013 pole: Lewis Hamilton - 2:01.012 (Mercedes).


Form guide

Kimi Raikkonen is the most successful of the current drivers in Belgium, having won the race on four occasions. However, he still trails Michael Schumacher who is out in front with six victories.

Sebastian Vettel is the only other multiple winner amongst those on the 2014 grid having stood atop the podium in 2011 and 2013.

2013 result: 1. Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull); 2. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari); 3. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 4. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes); 5. Mark Webber (Red Bull); 6. Jenson Button (McLaren); 7. Felipe Massa (Ferrari); 8. Romain Grosjean (Lotus); 9. Adrian Sutil (Force India); 10. Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso).

Last five winners in Belgium: 2013: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull); 2012: Jenson Button (McLaren); 2011: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull); 2010: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren); 2009: Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari).