Serious questions in the paddock as to how McLaren finished last with Vandoorne and his team-mate Alonso also eliminated in Q1. Vettel is marginally quicker in the first sector but all eyes are on the Finn now. 2018 Spa Qualifying . FP3 CLASSIFICATION: @ScuderiaFerrari have been fastest in all three practice sessions #BelgianGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/yFolpFlypN. END OF (an incredible) QUALIFYING TOP 10HAMVETOCO PERGRORAIVERRICMAGBOT#BelgianGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/A2NFRKb1gq. Friday, 12 October 2018. 'He's recovering well,' Wolff told SkySportsF1. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Rain could be about to spice things up #BelgianGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/b8O1UUNMSR. This car is all over the place. 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Esteban Ocon was third for Force India - a brilliant performance by him and the team that has come back from administration under new owner Lawrence Stroll. He's one to watch here as he aims for another spot in Q3. Verstappen usually revels in the rain and he's flying round the track. A Ferrari lock-out on the front row unless Hamilton can find something special. Full results from qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, round one of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Stay tuned right here as qualifying in Spa gets underway at 2pm BST. – Listen to Michelin Le Mans Cup 2018: Spa qualifying by RadioLeMans.com instantly on your tablet, phone or browser - no downloads needed. #61 Clearwater Racing Ferrari 488 GTE (Mok/Sawa/Griffin) + 6.683s, Contact Crash.Net Privacy Policy Get Crash RSS Newsfeeds About Crash.Net. #66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team UK Ford GT (Mücke/Pla/Johnson) + 0.083s3. The Pit Stop: Should Mercedes replace Bottas with Russell for F1 2021? Belgian Grand Prix qualifying, F1 2018 RESULT: Lewis Hamilton makes history with fifth career pole position at Spa-Francorchamps. Spa Francorchamps. The world champion, who moments earlier had slipped off the track at Turn One as rain fell in the final 15 minutes of qualifying, was surefooted in the crucial final lap. There is not much more I can do. Everyone looks sharp and refreshed from the cockpit to the engineers to the fans in the grandstand. #54 Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GTE (Flohr/Castellacci/Fisichella) + 5.970s19. #88 Dempsey-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR (Al Qubaisi/Roda/Cairoli) + 3.821s16. The race was won by the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid #71 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Evo (Rigon/Bird) + 2.157s8. ': Fans hail PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe's INCREDIBLE last-ditch challenge on Lille's Burak Yilmaz... despite pulling his hamstring as he chased after FOUR Lille stars in on goal! Posted by 711. Full results from qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, round one of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship season.FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps - Qualifying Results(bold 2018 Qualifying quotes from Spa-Francorchamps Jean-Karl Vernay (1 st): “P1 was the target and we were able to do it; it’s great to start from pole as it will help for sure in today’s race. Lewis Hamilton posts a 1:43:543 to go quickest but he is quickly replaced by Kimi Raikkonen in the new Ferrari engine. Raikkonen back in the garage which suggests his session is done. #67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team UK Ford GT (Priaulx/Tincknell/Kanaan) 2:12.947 - GTE-Pro2. No rain as of yet to really mix it up and cause some havoc. Here's all the need-to-know info on the 2018 Belgian Grand Prix. #11 SMP Racing BR Engineering BR1 AER (Aleshin/Petrov) + 3.664s6. He ended up seven-tenths quicker than championship rival Sebastian Vettel in second. Weather looking good moments before we prepare to get underway in Q1. View Rachel Craig’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Encouraged by the success of the Blancpain Endurance Series, world-renowned Swiss watch manufacture Blancpain and the SRO Motorsports Group decide at the end of 2013 to extend their partnership to the Sprint series, previously promoted as the FIA GT Series, offering teams and drivers the opportunity to compete for an overall Blancpain GT Series title, linking sprint and endurance. Lewis Hamilton is third fastest behind the two Ferrari's as Sebastian Vettel usurps his team-mate with a 1:41:501. 25th August 2018, 15:37. Vandoorne: 'I think the general performance explains everything. Force India stay out and gamble as Mercedes and Ferrari opt for intermediates. Video: Will Lewis Hamilton really quit Mercedes and walk away from F1? Raikkonen was .168 ahead of Hamilton and nearly a half second clear of the British driver's Mercedes teammate, Valtteri Bottas. Nine of which can get pole. 26th August 2018, 11:02. Nightmare for the Renault but a surging run from Marcus Ericsson saved him from elimination right at the end. Grave concerns now for the Williams and McLaren pairs as we suggested earlier. Search. The Pit Stop: Who gets the Red Bull F1 seat for 2021? Grip is lost right now for most of the drivers. His championship challenger Sebastian Vettel takes second while Force India's Esteban Ocon does superb to finish third. Come rain or shine Kimi is in the mood in the Ferrari today. It's in Lewis Hamilton's hands as he currently has four pole positions in Belgium. Lewis Hamilton took pole position after a rain shower hit Spa-Francorchamps in the latter stages of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. Bottas is out to do one lap it seems. Related Topics Video 24h spa. #28 TDS Racing Oreca 07 Gibson (Perrodo/Vaxiviere/Duval) + 10.120s13. Tyres are the big issue now as supporters huddle together under umbrellas. As Formula One reconvenes in the Ardennes hills after the summer recess, he holds a 24-point lead over Sebastian Vettel, meaning that the pressure should be weighing on the German to narrow the gap. 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Welcome to a Formula 1 legend: the Spa-Francorchamps. This is a nightmare as we see mass entry into the pit lane. Interestingly, Bottas is now out on track despite no benefit to him in terms of track position. Makes sense to get a feel for the track ahead of Sunday's race. 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Disappointment for Charles Leclerc who leaves himself in danger along with Brendan Hartley and Marcus Ericsson. 'Tackle of the century! #90 TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage (Yoluc/Hankey/Eastwood) + 4.680s17. 2018 TCR Europe Spa, 11 Jens Reno Moller. Having taken the new engine he could be holding his cards close to his chest. #36 Signatech Alpine Matmut Alpine A470 Gibson (Lapierre/Negrao/Thiriet) + 7.822s - LMP28. ': Man United's two-goal hero McTominay gets a new nickname from Bruno Fernandes after... Jake Paul reveals he has sent Conor McGregor's team proof of funds for $50m fight offer as outspoken YouTube... Sam Allardyce threatens to STRIP Jake Livermore of the West Brom captaincy after furiously condemning his... 'Tackle of the century! Verstappen will be first to set a time it seems as he posts a 2:02:849 which is the provisional pole with five minutes to go. But straight away Raikkonen goes quicker with a 2:02:671! Part... 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#50 Larbre Competition Ligier JSP217 Gibson (Creed/Ricci/Canal) + 11.156s15. Currently sat P11 but he's back in the garage and hoping those below him do not suddenly find some pace. Kathryn holds a Masters in International Spa Management, is a qualified lecturer, Assessor, Internal Verifier and works as External Examiner. All comes down to tyre selection before the weather changes. Editor. Both Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin have set times and are slowest with 1:45:593 and 1:45:850 considerably slower than their rivals. ELIMINATED FROM Q2: Pierre Gasly, Brendan Hartley, Charles Leclerc, Marcus Ericsson and Nico Hulkenberg. Followers. All eyes on likes of Gasly, Leclerc and Grosjean as a number of drivers aim to make it to Q3 and be the 'Best of the Rest'.... SAI "I had no grip, it's incredible. Hamilton is back in the garage and will finish lower than Bottas in Q1 as he looks to preserve his pace for sessions Q2 and Q3. Bottas bizarrely makes it into the top 10. Lewis Hamilton proved himself the master of the wet yet again by conjuring a lap from nowhere to take pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix. No one is getting close to that Raikkonen time as of yet. No messing about from the Italian team so far. Not the modern BBC. Far too slippy to stay out on softs or super softs. Qualifying Results – 2018 Belgian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:58.179 Spa Qualifying: Hamilton beats Vettel in the wet. Toro Rosso and Sauber are struggling here and a combination of the two look set for an elimination. ': Fans hail PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe's INCREDIBLE last-ditch challenge on Burak... 'Scott McTominay's turned into Paul Scholes and Roy Keane!