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F1 drivers welcome Spa-Francorchamps' gravel trap plans

Carlos Sainz and George Russell have both welcomed Spa-Francorchamps plans to introduce gravel traps as run-off areas at several of the track's corners. Spa recently announced an 80 million renovation project spanning multiple years, the bulk of which will involve the building of new grandstands and spectator facilities. But the program also includes several immediate modifications to the run-off areas at Raidillon, Blanchimont, Les Combes and Stavelot where gravel traps will replace the current asphalt extensions. The Ardennes circuit is compelled to undertake the changes to secure an FIM Grade C licence that will allow Spa to welcome motorcycle racing back to the venue as June 2021. Read...
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