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A Badger in Belgium

One of our writers, Benson Jammichello, had the opportunity to go to Spa with IntentsGP, something he grabbed with both hands. This is part one of his diary. It's not Samuel Pepys, but have a look anyway.

A Badger in Belgium – Part 2

Part 2 of Benson Jammichello's Belgian Grand Prix diary sees him tacking a hangover, qualifying, the race and X-Factor. Not necessarily in that order.

Time to Chillax, Lewis?

The weekly debate, where this week, Lewis Hamilton is the topic of discussion - Does he need to calm down? - And for this special edition, Badger's writers are joined by some F1 fans - see if you agree...

The Top 5 from Spa Francorchamps

We look back at all the stories to come out of the trees of the Ardenne and pick our Top 5 to go into...

Driver Performance Analysis – The Sleeping Dogs

The final part of the best and worst in Belgium concludes with the slowest of the slow - known at Badger as the Sleeping...

Driver Performance Analysis – The Chasing Dogs

Time for part two of our look through of who was hot, and who was not, at Spa Francorchamps - focusing on the midfield...

Belgian Grand Prix 2011 in Pictures

The Belgian Grand Prix never disappoints and the 2011 event at Spa gave us a thrilling race with multiple strategies, plenty of overtaking, some major upsets and a fair few great drives through the field. Here's the full photo account...

The Top Dog for Belgium is…

"Hot Rod or Hot Dog" is our regular post-grand prix column where we review all of the driver performances in that race. As part of the process, one driver is declared as Badger's 'Top Dog.' So, who's taken home the coveted prize for Belgium?

Sebastian Vettel treats himself to a Spa day

Reigning World Champion Sebastian Vettel returned to winning ways at the Belgian Grand Prix to record his seventh victory of 2011 and his first since the European Grand Prix in late June.

Vet Vet Vet – Sebastian Vettel rules at Spa

Spa by name, spa by nature.  Rain fell on and off throughout the qualifying session today at Spa Francorchamps, and a few drivers certainly slipped up in the wet conditions.  Qualifying in 2011 hasn't traditionally been sparkling, but at Spa today it was pretty thrilling stuff ...

Spa Gallery – Friday Practice

Friday practice at Spa was exactly what we've come to expect from the Belgian venue: soggy and inconclusive. Octane Photos are on-site capturing the action and we're rather proud to bring you their gallery of events from the first day of running at one of the finest circuits on the planet.

Belgian GP – Complete Practice Times

Spa's weather is always an unknown and this year's Grand Prix is no different - throughout the free practice sessions we've had everything from...

Soggy Spa brings F1 back to life

Friday practice at the iconic Spa-Francorhamps circuit was a rain-hit affair. Surprised? Why, what a coincidence: neither were we. The madcap microclimate of the Ardennes track was on the rampage again today, with showers in both the morning and afternoon session mixing up the order and providing plenty of set-up headaches ahead of what is expected to be a dry race.