Ask Crouchie! Sportscar365 Staff. Only time will tell which tyres are the best ones for race pace. Nightmare and with two minutes to go he will likely get one more flying lap. Belgian Grand Prix – Here are the results from the qualifying hour ahead of round 13 of the 2018 Formula 1 championship from Spa-Francorchamps. Kathryn has managed University Spa Degree programmes, Further Education Curriculum departments, has been an online Spa Management Degree tutor and advises on the creation of Spa HE Degree programmes. It's because I had a fantastic 17 years in F1 winning two championships but now I have other targets in my life.'. Triple world champion Niki Lauda endured a six-hour lung transplant recently and the F1 community are keen for any update on the legend's health. Sergio Perez - one of the Force India drivers - almost goes off and the plan is to bring both in. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The race was won by the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid It's all happening now as the rain subsides somewhat. Rachel has 9 jobs listed on their profile. Having taken the new engine he could be holding his cards close to his chest. May 5, 2018 : Series : WEC : Event : Spa-Francorchamps (2018) Sub-event : Friday qualifying : Location : Spa-Francorchamps : Drivers : Pietro Fittipaldi Nightmare for the Renault but a surging run from Marcus Ericsson saved him from elimination right at the end. 'He's recovering well,' Wolff told SkySportsF1. Video: Will Lewis Hamilton really quit Mercedes and walk away from F1? Rain could be about to spice things up #BelgianGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/b8O1UUNMSR. As the rain that’s been threatening all weekend finally arrived at Spa-Francorchamps, Lewis Hamilton mastered the difficult conditions to take pole for Mercedes ahead of his main title rival, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, while Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez completed a dream day for the new-look Force India by locking out the second row of the grid. ': Fans hail PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe's INCREDIBLE last-ditch challenge on Lille's Burak Yilmaz... despite pulling his hamstring as he chased after FOUR Lille stars in on goal! Daniel Ricciardo third in his Red Bull so far. Mercedes chief Toto Wolff provided a brief update during a pre-qualifying interview which is encouraging. The Finn is already due to start at the back of the grid having taken a new engine ahead of the weekend. Spa Thursday Qualifying Highlights. #88 Dempsey-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR (Al Qubaisi/Roda/Cairoli) + 3.821s16. The Pit Stop: Has Mick Schumacher got Haas F1 drive on name or merit? #66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team UK Ford GT (Mücke/Pla/Johnson) + 0.083s3. This car is all over the place. Alonso is leaving F1 at the end of the season for a new challenge and who can blame him? Two chances to get it probably. FORMULA 1 2018 JOHNNIE WALKER BELGIAN GRAND PRIX - QUALIFYING 24 26 Aug 2018 Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa-Francorchamps #4 ByKolles Racing Team ENSO CLM P1/01 Nismo (Webb/Kraihamer/Dillmann) + 4.114s7. #67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team UK Ford GT (Priaulx/Tincknell/Kanaan) 2:12.947 - GTE-Pro2. 2018 Spa Qualifying . #51 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Evo (Pier Guidi/Calado) + 1.438s7. Most poles at Spa (4) - Juan Manuel Fangio, Ayrton Senna, Lewis Hamilton. The Finn posts a 1:42:585. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. #37 Jackie Chan DC Racing Oreca 07 Gibson (Jaafar/Tan/Jeffri) + 8.440s11. Charles Leclerc produced an almost perfect lap in the shoot-out for the top ten grid places, to set the fourth fastest time to start on the second row of the grid, equalling his best performance from three other races, Great Britain, Eifel and Portugal. Friday, 12 October 2018. 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A Ferrari lock-out on the front row unless Hamilton can find something special. The pace simply is not there but they still have time to register another time if they feel they can save themselves. Not the modern BBC. But then we will arrive with better performances in likes of Singapore and Austin. #3 Rebellion Racing Rebellion R13 Gibson (Beche/Laurent/Menezes) + 2.409s5. Meanwhile, Leclerc goes fifth fastest on the super-softs in the Sauber. #97 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage AMR (Lynn/Martin/Adam) + 2.180s9. #50 Larbre Competition Ligier JSP217 Gibson (Creed/Ricci/Canal) + 11.156s15. #81 BMW Team MTEK BMW M8 GTE (Tomczyk/Catsburg) + 2.195s10. WEC Qualifying: Alonso Inherits Pole at Spa, Ford Nabs GTE-Pro Front Row The 2018/2019 FIA World Endurance Championship 'Super Season' starts with this weekend's Six Hours of Spa. He ended up seven-tenths quicker than championship rival Sebastian Vettel in second. Both Ferrari drivers out on soft tyres - as is Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton - while everyone else runs on super-softs. Results-> 2018-> Spa Francorchamps. 8. … NEW TRACK RECORD Kimi clocks a 1:41.627s(Previous best: 1:42.553s HAM, 2017) #BelgianGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/PCg3uYPIx7. #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing Toyota TS050 Hybrid (Alonso/Buemi/Nakajima) + 0.379s3. Renault gambling that Nico Hulkenberg will be safe. Lewis Hamilton posts a 1:43:543 to go quickest but he is quickly replaced by Kimi Raikkonen in the new Ferrari engine. Hamilton can make history in qualifying if he takes pole but with a 24-point lead in the Championship standings, he will know Ferrari are hot on his tail to close the gap. I'll be back tomorrow for the race so I hope you can join me! The world champion, who moments earlier had slipped off the track at Turn One as rain fell in the final 15 minutes of qualifying, was surefooted in the crucial final lap. The 2019 Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot, Belgium on 2–4 May 2019.Spa-Francorchamps served as the seventh race of the 2018–19 FIA World Endurance Championship, and was the eighth running of the event as part of the championship. Bottas is out to do one lap it seems. The 2018 Belgian Grand Prix (formally the Formula 1 2018 Johnnie Walker Belgian Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 26 August 2018 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Stavelot, Belgium. #70 MR Racing Ferrari 488 GTE (Ishikawa/Beretta/Cheever) + 5.565s18. Both Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin have set times and are slowest with 1:45:593 and 1:45:850 considerably slower than their rivals. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. | Written by Keith Collantine. Search. As Formula One reconvenes in the Ardennes hills after the summer recess, he holds a 24-point lead over Sebastian Vettel, meaning that the pressure should be weighing on the German to narrow the gap. It was what we expected and next week in Monza will be tough. Just over 10 minutes left in Q1 as some drivers get their instructions during their out lap. No comments: Post a comment. Encouraged by the success of the Blancpain Endurance Series, world-renowned Swiss watch manufacture Blancpain and the SRO Motorsports Group decide at the end of 2013 to extend their partnership to the Sprint series, previously promoted as the FIA GT Series, offering teams and drivers the opportunity to compete for an overall Blancpain GT Series title, linking sprint and endurance. 1:41:627 is the time set first by Raikkonen as Hamilton comes through 1:41:811 and Vettel posts 1:42:133. We just need to give him time.'. Far too slippy to stay out on softs or super softs. Everyone looks sharp and refreshed from the cockpit to the engineers to the fans in the grandstand. Both Toro Rosso's are out and Hartley has called for an immediate check on his car having spun out with a major lack of rear grip. Weather looking good moments before we prepare to get underway in Q1. But straight away Raikkonen goes quicker with a 2:02:671! See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Rachel’s connections and jobs at similar companies. 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Big qualifying session to come. Weather report suggests no rain is imminent but it cannot be categorically ruled out for Q3. – Listen to Michelin Le Mans Cup 2018: Spa qualifying by RadioLeMans.com instantly on your tablet, phone or browser - no downloads needed. Full results from qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, round seven of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Lewis Hamilton thrives on the heat of the battle as F1... Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen set the pace for Ferrari... Ferrari pay tribute to victims of Genoa bridge collapse as... Lewis Hamilton leading prayers for Niki Lauda as triple... 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Decent start from Charles Leclerc, Fernando Alonso and Pierre Gasly too. #5 CEFC TRSM Racing Ginetta G60-LT-P1 Mecachrome (Robertson/Stoneman/Roussel) no time18. No messing about from the Italian team so far. View Rachel Craig’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. ⁣ ⁣ If you HAVE NOT competed at CPU Nationals before, you need to do the following: ⁣ 1) Achieve your Regional qualifying total⁣ 2) Compete in a Regional Championship (Westerns, Easterns, or Centrals) – 2018 or 2019 events would qualify you⁣ Full results from qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, round one of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship season.FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps - Qualifying Results(bold Lewis Hamilton proved himself the master of the wet yet again by conjuring a lap from nowhere to take pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix. #54 Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GTE (Flohr/Castellacci/Fisichella) + 5.970s19. All eyes on likes of Gasly, Leclerc and Grosjean as a number of drivers aim to make it to Q3 and be the 'Best of the Rest'.... SAI "I had no grip, it's incredible. Serious questions in the paddock as to how McLaren finished last with Vandoorne and his team-mate Alonso also eliminated in Q1. Chadwick Boseman, who has died aged 43 from cancer, became a star after playing the titular role in the 2018 film Black Panther. Lewis Hamilton took pole position after a rain shower hit Spa-Francorchamps in the latter stages of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. 25th August 2018, 15:37. #61 Clearwater Racing Ferrari 488 GTE (Mok/Sawa/Griffin) + 6.683s, Contact Crash.Net Privacy Policy Get Crash RSS Newsfeeds About Crash.Net. It's Valtteri's first reprimand of the season.#BelgianGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/em7M5E1geb. But, as we all know, some drivers keep back pace for when it counts. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. It no doubt is. Drivers not rushing out of the garages with 18 minutes available in Q1. #91 Porsche GT Team Porsche 911 RSR (Lietz/Bruni) + 0.087s4. FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps - Qualifying Results, 1. On whether he deserves a new contract, he said: 'I think I've proven in the past I can win championships, I've been closer to Fernando than ever. The comments below have not been moderated. #90 TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage (Yoluc/Hankey/Eastwood) + 4.680s17. 2018 Poll by Poll Results - Mayor; 2018 Poll by Poll Results - Councillors; 2018 Poll by Poll Results - HWDSB Trustees; 2018 Poll by Poll Results - HWCDSB Trustees; 2018 Poll by Poll Results - Conseil Scolaire Viamonde Trustee; Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique Centre-Sud Trustee; 2018 Candidate Financial Statements Belgian Grand Prix qualifying, F1 2018 RESULT: Lewis Hamilton makes history with fifth career pole position at Spa-Francorchamps. Special Protection Areas (SPAs) Guidance ... conversely, areas which despite being within 20km of a goose SPA have no connectivity with the qualifying interests. Hovering just under 15 degrees Celsius, it is far from the warmest European leg on the calendar but the track is about 10c warmer right now. Followers. #98 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage (Dalla Lana/Lamy/Lauda) + 3.412s13. Jun 28 - Jul 1 2018. Bottas bizarrely makes it into the top 10. To download high resolution images, click on the logo that is located in the lower right corner of each picture . 'I didn't make the decision because in Q3 or Q1. Bikers Classics 2018. The latest news, photos and video features from the trusted Sportscar365 web staff. #92 Porsche GT Team Porsche 911 RSR (Christensen/Estre) + 0.405s5. #36 Signatech Alpine Matmut Alpine A470 Gibson (Lapierre/Negrao/Thiriet) + 7.822s - LMP28. Then Vettel goes fastest with a 2:02:446. Qualifying 1 is under way here at Spa… Lewis Hamilton is third fastest behind the two Ferrari's as Sebastian Vettel usurps his team-mate with a 1:41:501. For context, he's blown away the previous track record by Hamilton. Raikkonen is still fastest followed by Hamilton, Vettel and Verstappen. No one is getting close to that Raikkonen time as of yet. Encouraged by the success of the Blancpain Endurance Series, world-renowned Swiss watch manufacture Blancpain and the SRO Motorsports Group decide at the end of 2013 to extend their partnership to the Sprint series, previously promoted as the FIA GT Series, offering teams and drivers the opportunity to compete for an overall Blancpain GT Series title, linking sprint and endurance. END OF (an incredible) QUALIFYING TOP 10HAMVETOCO PERGRORAIVERRICMAGBOT#BelgianGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/A2NFRKb1gq. Lewis Hamilton spoke like a man with one opponent left standing: himself. Kathryn holds a Masters in International Spa Management, is a qualified lecturer, Assessor, Internal Verifier and works as External Examiner. However Hamilton is aware that to think complacently himself might undermine his competitive traction. There is a third and final practice on Saturday ahead of qualifying, where Vettel needs a strong performance to put pressure on Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Alonso: 'I think the start was good, the car felt good and the lap was enjoyable. Racing Point, McLaren, Renault or Ferrari - who will win F1’s fight for P3? Posted by 711. d) other as determined by the SPA Executive.