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2015 Belgian Grand Prix

PostPosted: 21 Aug 2015, 17:23
by WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot
Time for the greatest Grand Prix of the year! Who's going to win?

Free Practice 2 times:

1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m49.385s - 19
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m49.687s 0.302s 23
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault 1m50.136s 0.751s 15
4 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull/Renault 1m50.399s 1.014s 18
5 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m50.461s 1.076s 23
6 Nico Hulkenberg Force India/Mercedes 1m50.461s 1.076s 21
7 Romain Grosjean Lotus/Mercedes 1m50.489s 1.104s 21
8 Marcus Ericsson Sauber/Ferrari 1m50.709s 1.324s 18
9 Felipe Nasr Sauber/Ferrari 1m50.928s 1.543s 24
10 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1m50.940s 1.555s 23
11 Sergio Perez Force India/Mercedes 1m50.971s 1.586s 21
12 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso/Renault 1m51.037s 1.652s 24
13 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso/Renault 1m51.117s 1.732s 25
14 Valtteri Bottas Williams/Mercedes 1m51.250s 1.865s 25
15 Pastor Maldonado Lotus/Mercedes 1m51.317s 1.932s 16
16 Felipe Massa Williams/Mercedes 1m51.588s 2.203s 26
17 Jenson Button McLaren/Honda 1m51.854s 2.469s 16
18 Fernando Alonso McLaren/Honda 1m52.570s 3.185s 14
19 Will Stevens Marussia/Ferrari 1m54.065s 4.680s 17
20 Roberto Merhi Marussia/Ferrari 1m54.253s 4.868s 14

Re: 2015 Belgian Grand Prix

PostPosted: 22 Aug 2015, 20:10
by WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot
Very interesting grid for the race! Mercedes was once again dominant while Bottas did a great job to make it into the top-3. The biggest surprise of the session was certainly Grosjean with his amazing fourth place. Ferrari was plain terrible; a mechanical failure for Räikkönen and only ninth place for Vettel. They were beaten by both Lotuses, among others. But McLaren was even worse - if that underpowered Honda engine is this bad in Spa, how awful will it be in Monza? I hardly dare to think about it.

There might not be a great battle for the victory as Mercedes seems invincible but the closeness of the grid behind promises yet another thrilling race at Spa-Francorchamps.