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Track Guide: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps

After the summer break, Formula One reconvenes at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the Belgian Grand Prix. The track, at just over 7 kilometres long, is steeped in history having first hosted a Grand Prix in 1925. It is one of the few “classics” on the calendar; an old style circuit that rewards commitment and skill and around which only the best succeed. Cutting through forests and rolling up hills and down into valleys, the circuit is a firm favourite of fans and drivers alike. A good exit out of the slow final chicane is, getting on the throttle early but feathering it to avoid too much wheelspin, is crucial to build up as much speed as you can on the short blast down the...
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