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The 2008 Belgian Grand Prix Thread

Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:58 pm

This is the place to discuss everything related to the thirteenth round of the 2008 F1 season taking place at the Spa circuit between the 5th and the 7th of September.

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The event timetable for the Belgian Grand Prix.

Friday
1st Practice 10:00 local time - 8:00 GMT
2nd Practice 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

Saturday
Practice 11:00 local time - 9:00 GMT
Qualifying 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

Sunday
Race 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:01 pm

1st Friday practice session underway

A number of cars stream onto the track on their installation lap. It is foggy but dry

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:05 pm

Air and track temperature at 15 degrees

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:06 pm

All the drivers except the 2 Ferrari drivers have completed installation laps

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:12 pm

10 minutes into the session and Raikkonen goes out on the track.

Still no times have been set

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:14 pm

Raikkonen continues on a flyer!

Massa on the track too.

No rain is expected this session according to race control

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:15 pm

More drivers follow including Sutil and Vettel

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:16 pm

Raikkonen pits without setting a time

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:17 pm

Massa sets a 1:50.329

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:19 pm

Massa improves with a 1:48.945

Vettel in second ahead of Bourdais and Webber

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:21 pm

Heidfeld on the track and goes a bit wide!

He is on the softer compound!

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:23 pm

Massa improves again with a 1:48.209.

Vettel remains in second with a 1:50.058

19 drivers on the track

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:23 pm

Hamilton sets a 1:49.784 - 2nd

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:24 pm

Vettel takes second then Alonso takes it.

Hamilton on a quick lap and could go fastest!

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:25 pm

All the drivers on the track!

Hamilton goes second with a 1:48.787


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