Month: August 2019

3:36 PM ET SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Ferrari’s first front-row lockout since the Bahrain Grand Prix should be followed by its first win of the season… right? The red cars have looked dominant this weekend but you would forgive a Ferrari fan for feeling pessimistic given how the season has gone so far. Our round-up of
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12:03 PM ET The Formula 2 feature race at Spa-Francorchamps was cancelled after just two laps following a high-speed crash involving multiple cars. American driver Juan Manuel Correa and Renault development driver Anthoine Hubert were left with the most damage. Giuliano Alesi and Ralph Boschung’s cars both returned to the pits with a puncture, while
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6:34 AM ET Kimi Raikkonen had an altercation with a drunken fan in the paddock of the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, which hosts this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix. The incident occurred in the central area between all of the F1 teams’ hospitality units. Raikkonen was approached by the fan, who was wearing an orange Max Verstappen cap,
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Grasser Racing’s Mirko Bortolotti claimed pole position for the opening Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe race at the Nurburgring. Bortolotti set a best time of 1m54.926s to put his #63 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 just six hundredths of a second clear of the championship-leading Black Falcon Mercedes of Luca Stolz. The similar Lamborghini of Marco Mapelli
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12:11 PM ET Sergio Perez will remain in Formula One until at least 2022 after Racing Point confirmed a new three-year deal for the Mexican driver. 1 Related Perez has been at the team since 2014, when it was known as Force India, and has claimed five podiums for the Silverstone-based outfit in that time.
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1:21 PM ET SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Lewis Hamilton is convinced Mercedes is in the mix with Ferrari at the Belgian Grand Prix despite his team’s significant disadvantage in engine power. Ferrari has not won a race yet in 2019 but Spa is the first of two races at power-sensitive circuits. The Italian team is expected
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