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    Report: Infiniti moves to trademark Eau Rouge
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    With Formula One taking to Belgium and the famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit this weekend – boasting a reputation as one of the most beautiful courses on the calendar – all eyes will likely be on the tricky Eau Rouge corner, which challenges drivers' high-speed car control over a ...

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    Motorsports: American rookie Alexander Rossi to make first F1 start in Belgium
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    For the first time since July of 2007, an American driver will take to the grid for a race in the Formula One World Championship. That man will be 22-year-old Alexander Rossi, a Californian widely touted as the next great hope for American F1 fans following his steady climb through the open-wheel ...

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    Official: Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge portends seriously powerful future sports sedan
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    "If we built this car I would expect it to feature over 500 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque." Eau Rouge is a notoriously difficult turn at Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps Circuit that is capable of striking fear into the hearts of the most hardened driver. Naming a car after something so ...

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    Video: Watch Top Gear's McLaren P1 segment being made
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    Let's get one thing straight - we don't just watch Top Gear for the powerslides or the antics of its three hosts, we watch it for the cars, and the way TG's crack film team makes said cars look. Put in the simplest terms possible, Top Gear has the chops to elevate its reviews a form of art. It's ...

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    Video: Rare Isdera Imperator 108i flexes its considerable muscles
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    The Isdera Imperator 108i is a remarkably rare supercar from the late 80s and early 90s. Born of a Mercedes-Benz concept car, it's powered by a range of AMG-developed V8s, with five to six liters of displacement, depending on the engine. The example shown here, lapping the legendary ...

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    Motorsports: Back from vacation and straight to the Spa for the 2012 Belgian Grand Prix [spoilers]
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    We know it's been barely over a month, but it sure seems like a lot longer since the last Formula One race. At the end of July, Fernando Alonso lead the standings ahead of Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen after eleven of twenty grands prix were completed this ...

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    Video: Watch nine McLaren MP4-12Cs get ready for Spa
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    This weekend there will be nine English visitors to the 24 Hours of Spa endurance race, all of them with the surname MP4-12C GT3. The nine cars are being fielded by six teams, one of which has already been victorious in GT races with its McLaren racer. Have a look at the video below to watch, ...

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    Video: Watch this F1 driver put down a hot lap in the wet around Spa Francorchamps... with one eye
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    We've seen lots of camera angles from close to an Formula One driver's point of view, but we don't think we've ever seen the actual thing – a genuine driver's-eye view. Pirelli F1-tire test driver Lucas di Grassi has changed that, placing a camera on his helmet over one of his eyes while ...

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    Official: Audi Sport scoops up ex-Peugeot driver Marc Gené for reserve role
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    When a major automaker shuts down its racing program like Peugeot did at Le Mans, it leaves a big gaping hole for everyone involved. The French automaker's departure from endurance racing left the series organizers scrambling for another team to take its place just as it was preparing to inaugurate ...

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    2011 Belgian Grand Prix was a hard day at the Spa [spoilers]
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    Everyone deserves a little break once in a while. But once that vacation is over, it's time to get back to work. For the Formula One circus, that break took the better part of a month, giving the drivers and their teams some much-needed R&R from the Hungarian Grand Prix that served as the ...

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    United States Grand Prix set to move to November 18, 2012
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    Sitting outside for several hours under the beating sun in central Texas in June wouldn't exactly be what most would call their cup of tea... though you might feel like you were being steeped inside of one. That's why Formula One Management is set on moving next year's inaugural United States Grand ...

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    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 meets its father at Spa
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    Though today the letters stand for power and performance, if you go back four decades, almost nobody had ever heard of a tuning garage called AMG. That was until the Mercedes-Benz tuner showed up at the 1971 running of the 24 Hours of Spa with... a luxury sedan. But not just any luxury ...

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    Official: McLaren MP4-12C GT3 to debut in triplicate at Spa
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    The moment of truth is upon McLaren this weekend. After rolling out its MP4-12C road car to positive reviews, the racing team turned automaker is turning itself back into a racing team with the new McLaren GT division and its MP4-12C GT3 – the first GT racer from the Woking, UK outfit since ...

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    Intercontinental Le Mans Cup hits Spa-Francorchamps [spoilers]
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    The second round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup took place in Belgium, and even though the Audi R18 took to the starting line for the first time, Peugeot was able to take the top two spots on the podium after six hours of racing. Interestingly, the qualifying results were the opposite of ...

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    Videos: Your Porsche 911 GT3 isn't that fast...
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    Tackling Eau Rouge: F1 vs Track-Day cars – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium plays host to a variety of racing events, ranging from from Formula One and touring car to weekend track days. When out on the course in a production car, it ...

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    2010 Belgian Grand Prix packs in the action [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Belgian Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After the nearly month-long break that followed the Hungarian Grand Prix, F1 fans around the world have patiently awaited the return to business as usual on the grand prix circuit. And by business as usual, we mean ...

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    Bring the Noise: Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps reportedly safe... for now
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    Following earlier news that the Donington track, which was supposed to take over the British Grand Prix in lieu of Silverstone, had to declare bankruptcy comes a reversal of fortune for the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. The longtime host of the Belgian Grand Prix looked to be in serious trouble with ...

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    REPORT: Spa-Francorchamps circuit nearly has racing revoked license until 2026
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    Seems like every day brings something new in Formula 1, and lately none of it's been good. Now we hear that our absolute favorite track on the calendar, Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps circuit, is on the brink of having its license stripped for – get this – 17 years. Why? Because ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: McLaren and Ferrari embroiled in more controversy at the Belgian GP
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2008 Belgian Grand Prix
    Upsets, upsets and more upsets. The Formula One racing world thought it had put the politics between Ferrari and McLaren to rest, but the controversy between the two front-running teams reared its ugly head once more at this past ...

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