Skip to main content

spa

  • 0
    Video: Watch Top Gear's McLaren P1 segment being made
    1381881720

    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 ...

  • 0
    Video: Rare Isdera Imperator 108i flexes its considerable muscles
    1375736340

    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 ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch Sabine Schmitz race Ron Simons at Spa in a BAC Mono throwdown
    1374622200

    Last month, RSR Nürburgring put the Queen of the Nürburgring, Sabine Schmitz, up against Ron Simons, an instructor at the Ring (which we suppose makes him one of Sabine's subjects). In that video, the two tangled on the Ring, with the German in her personal Porsche 911 GT3 RS and the ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Back from vacation and straight to the Spa for the 2012 Belgian Grand Prix [spoilers]
    1346621100

    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 ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch nine McLaren MP4-12Cs get ready for Spa
    1343088000

    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, ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch this 19-year-old F2 racer dramatically save his own bacon in the wet
    1341514680

    Dino Zamparelli has mad skills behind the wheel of his FIA Formula 2 machine, and he managed to show just how good – or how crazy he is – on Belgium's legendary Spa circuit. As the track filled with rain mist from cars in front him, Zamparelli, 19, sped toward a group of cars ...

  • 0
    Official: Audi Sport scoops up ex-Peugeot driver Marc Gené for reserve role
    1334930280

    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 ...

  • 0
    Video: Rally legends at Spa is music to our ears
    1330459080

    The Legend Boucles de Spa is a historic rally held in the Ardennes Forest around Spa, Belgium, and it commemorates the actual Boucle de Spa rally races held for 37 years from 1953 to 1990. The drill is simple: lots of drivers plotting vintage machinery at various levels of anger through the ...

  • 0
    2011 Belgian Grand Prix was a hard day at the Spa [spoilers]
    1314552720

    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 ...

  • 0
    Bruno Senna to take Heidfeld's place at Renault for Spa
    1314275280

    Most drivers who fail in F1 fail downwards – that is, they drop down to another form of motorsport and change focus. But if your name is Senna, you fail up. Having tested for Honda before it closed up shop and quit F1, Bruno Senna took the only chance he had to get onto the grid when he ...

  • 0
    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 meets its father at Spa
    1311883320

    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 ...

  • 0
    Official: McLaren MP4-12C GT3 to debut in triplicate at Spa
    1311703260

    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 ...

  • 0
    Intercontinental Le Mans Cup hits Spa-Francorchamps [spoilers]
    1304973000

    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 ...

  • 0
    New Audi R18 racers qualify 1-2-3 at Spa
    1304802300

    Audi's newest diesels are running strong. A trio of R18 TDI race cars have qualified 1-2-3 at the Le Mans Cup 1,000km of Spa. It should be noted, of course, that Peugeot's cars didn't get the chance to set qualifying times due to a red flag that ended the session for all teams. Despite the lack ...

  • 0
    Confirmed: Audi R18 TDI to debut at Spa while Aston Martin watches from the pit lane
    1304267100

    There's plenty to be excited about in this year's Le Mans racing season, and the new Audi R18 TDI arguably ranks chief among them. Audi's new fixed-roof racer will make its debut at the Spa 1000km race next weekend, showing for the first time what it can do against a competitive field ahead of ...

  • 0
    2010 Belgian Grand Prix packs in the action [SPOILERS]
    1283117640

    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 ...

  • 0
    Video: Mark Webber and Red Bull F1 take us on a tour of Spa Francorchamps
    1280789880

    Red Bull's Mark Webber running Spa for the Red Bulletin – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Although all the F1 focus was on Hungaroring this past weekend, Red Bull is gearing up for the race at Spa at the end of August. This time it's Mark Webber taking us around the Spa ...

  • 0
    Spa Treatment: Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG "Thirty-Five" meets 300 SEL 6.8 AMG
    1276111860

    Legendary AMG rote Sau meets an even bigger, faster "Red Pig" – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Fans of endurance racing need no introduction to the first ever AMG racing luxury sedan, the 300 SEL 6.8. You non-fans, however, do. Known affectionately as the rote Sau (i.e. Red Pig, ...

  • 0
    Bring the Noise: Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps reportedly safe... for now
    1259443500

    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 ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Spa-Francorchamps circuit nearly has racing revoked license until 2026
    1253799000

    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 ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle