Spa has a history of producing surprising results, and today looked to be no exception.
With mixed weather making conditions hard to read, it briefly looked like Paul di Resta was on target to emulate Giancarlo Fisichella’s pole for Force India in 2009. But then, as it often does at Spa Francorchamps, the weather changed.
Just as suddenly as it had arrived, the rain stopped, and as the track dried out it granted the likes of Hamilton, Vettel and Webber a reprieve.
But today was the Belgian Grand Prix in a microcosm – the weather rewarding those who were brave enough to gamble on a different strategy. It was this kind of gamble that worked so well for Giedo van der Garde and the two...
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