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Qualifying analysis - Mercedes revel in the rain

The tone for qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps day was set in FP3 when the heavens opened and obliged the use of Pirelli’s full wets and then intermediate tyres. Things had virtually dried out until 40 minutes before qualifying it rained torrentially, and with showers during Q2 the track remained wet enough for intermediates right to the end. As most forecasts predict dry weather tomorrow, however, several teams compromised with low wing settings and took the downforce and comfort hit in preparation for a more competitive showing in the race. We take a team-by-team look at Saturday’s form in Belgium… MercedesNico Rosberg, 2m 05.591s, P1Lewis Hamilton, 2m 05.819s, P2Rosberg...
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