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  • SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 22: (L-R) Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari and Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari appear at a 1950's inspired Shell event at Le Globe cinema in Malmedy during previews to the Belgian Grand Prix on August 22, 2013 in Malmedy, Belgium. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fernando Alonso;Felipe Massa
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  • SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 22: (L-R) Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari and Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari appear at a 1950's inspired Shell event at Le Globe cinema in Malmedy during previews to the Belgian Grand Prix on August 22, 2013 in Malmedy, Belgium. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fernando Alonso;Felipe Massa
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  • SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 22: (L-R) Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari and Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari appear at a 1950's inspired Shell event at Le Globe cinema in Malmedy during previews to the Belgian Grand Prix on August 22, 2013 in Malmedy, Belgium. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fernando Alonso;Felipe Massa
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  • SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 22: (L-R) Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari and Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari appear at a 1950's inspired Shell event at Le Globe cinema in Malmedy during previews to the Belgian Grand Prix on August 22, 2013 in Malmedy, Belgium. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fernando Alonso;Felipe Massa

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With the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix happening this weekend, Shell reminded a few guests what the Spa-Francorchamps track and Belgian countryside were like in 1955. That year the petroleum company made a 30-minute movie about the grand prix - this is back when the track was called the Francorchamps National Circuit, near the town of Spa, and a list of its important corners didn't include a mention of Eau Rouge - where it was doing the same thing it still does today: working on fuels and lubri

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