As the European leg of the Formula One season brings along the start of the second half of the season with the Belgian Grand Prix, the weather is always a defining factor in the strategies and action that fill the weekend with a lot of dramatic moments.
In August of 1998, the track, based in the Ardenne forest, was to bear witness to a start-line incident of gargantuan proportions. As Spa-Francorchamps has shown its properties, it comes to having its own weather micro-climate over the years, making for some very dramatic moments. That race was no exception as it put a major spanner in the works on a very wet Sunday afternoon for many drivers.
As the cars lined up on the grid, the race...
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