Pierre Gasly admitted he is finding it difficult to come to terms with the loss of his friend Anthoine Hubert, who died in a crash at Spa-Francorchamps 12 months ago.
Williams driver George Russell welcomed the news of the team’s sale to Dorilton and said it is “very important” their historic name will be retained.
“On the track walk this morning, walking up the hill, I definitely had a glance over to the barrier at Eau Rouge and you do have those thoughts that come back a bit.”
Formula 2 has permanently retired the number 19 car from the championship in memory of Anthoine Hubert, who died in a crash at Spa-Francorchamps last year.
Esteban Ocon says he had plenty of room for improvement in his first six races since returning to Formula 1.
A mixture of sunny spells, cloudy periods and occasional rain showers are forecast for the weekend ahead at Spa-Francorchamps.
A tyre barrier which was struck by Anthoine Hubert during his fatal crash in last year’s Formula 2 feature race at Spa-Francorchamps has been altered ahead of this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix.
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Pierre Gasly says returning to Spa-Francorchamps for this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix will be a “sad moment” following the crash which claimed the life of Anthoine Hubert 12 months ago.
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George Russell doesn’t expect a competitive showing from Williams at the next two races on highly power-sensitive tracks, despite the strength of their Mercedes engines.
New measures to ban F1 teams from using engine ‘quali modes’ will not come into force at the next round of the championship as planned, RaceFans has learned.
Mercedes believe not using ‘quali mode’ for five laps on Saturday will give them the equivalent of “25 laps of more performance in the race”.