LIVE: FP1 from the Belgian Grand Prix!

28-08-2020 09:10 | Updated: 28-08-2020 09:42
by GPblog.com
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LIVE: FP1 from the Belgian Grand Prix!

After a week off, Formula 1 teams and drivers are back to work. The first free practice session at the Belgian Grand Prix starts this morning and you can follow all the action in this liveblog from GPblog.com. Who do you think will be on top? Can anyone catch the Mercedes? 

The 2020 F1 season started off being firly predictable. Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton seemed to dominate every race. However, recently Max Verstappen has shown he is capable of winning races and beating Mercedes and the Championship is starting to heat up. 

Verstappen in the hunt for Mercedes

This year is the last that the Dutchman will be able to take the record to become the youngest ever F1 world champion. That record is held by Sebastian Vettel, who won for Red Bull Racing in 2010. The German is busy with other things this weekend and may even give some clarity about his future in Formula 1.

During the first free practice session, it is always a matter of waiting. Drivers will dive outside for an installation lap and then work on harder tyres for the set-up. As the session progresses, times will also get faster and faster. However, the question is whether it will stay dry at Spa-Francorchamps...

LIVE: The first free practice for the Grand Prix of Belgium

 

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