As its name implies, the Grand Prix takes place at Spa-Francorchamps, near Liège (Belgium).
Practical information: This Grand Prix will take place from 27 to 29 August 2010.
According to many people, this part of the Grand Prix represents the best circuit in the F1 calendar, it is also the longest. Only the best of F1 drivers can successfully take control of it. This is the best track for the best drivers. In addition, Spa-Francorchamps is located in a beautiful natural area but close to exciting cities. The circuit is also renowned for its weather, totally related to the Belgian climate.
Between Francorchamps Formula 1 and is a long history of sometimes turbulent love. The Grand Prix was held almost every year between 1950 and 1970. It returned to Spa in 1983 after the length of the track was reduced from 14 to 7 km. Apart from a few “infidelities” — particularly, in 2003 and 2006 — the Grand Prix, with its yearly store of surprises and sensations, is held each year..
The circuit of Spa is used frequently for practice and testing during the weekend.
The best record is held by Michael Schumacher (1’43”726 2002), which also collects six wins at the Spa-Francorchamps. .