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Belgian GP preview

This weekend sees the F1 circus roll into the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, for an anti-Monaco weekend. But what it lacks in glamour and glitz, it more than makes up for with pure, flat-out racing.

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The Brawn supremacy

As much as it was a brilliant day for Euro GP winner Rubens Barrichello, it was an awful afternoon for his teammate Jenson Button.

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Euro fighter

Lewis Hamilton took a convincing pole at the European GP in Valencia today, confirming that his McLaren is now genuinely fast and that his first win of the year in Hungary wasn’t simply a fluke.

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Euro practice

Renault’s Fernando Alonso posted the quickest time of the day during practice for the Euro GP in Valencia, despite having a spin and driving into BMW’s Nick Heidfeld during the session.

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Where we’re at

Jenson Button will be hoping to regain his charge on the title race, that he had earlier in the season, this weekend at the Valencia sort-of street circuit.

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Lewis gets something to smile about

Just a quickie on practice today in Hungary, as it was all very noses-to-the-grindstone, with everyone calmly getting on with their business. Until Lewis Hamilton banged in a flyer right at the end of the second session.

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Hungary for the win

When you’re an F1 driver in contract negotiations, there’s nothing like winning a race to raise your share price. As Mark Webber’s just found out: Red Bull have retained his services for 2010.

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Lewis who?

You remember that bloke Lewis Hamilton? He was world champion at some driving game once. Loads of people liked him. Pretty handy behind the wheel? Well, he went fastest in second practice this afternoon.

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