Spa constructing new grandstand at La Supply

Within the round-up: New grandstands overlooking the run down the hill from La Supply to Eau Rouge are beneath building on the Spa-Francorchamps forward of subsequent 12 months’s racing calendar.

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New grandstand overlooking La Supply beneath building at Spa

Spa, which hosts the Belgian Grand Prix, obtained a serious renovation during the last low season to handle security issues at a few of its most difficult corners and set up new grandstands on the prime of Raidillon. A brand new grandstand overlooking the endurance pit lane used for the annual Spa 24 Hours sportscar race is at the moment being constructed so as to add round 7,000 new seats to the circuit.

The Spa occasion promoters signed a brand new deal this 12 months guaranteeing its race will return on the 2023 F1 calendar, however the way forward for the Belgian Grand Prix past subsequent season stays in query.

Magnussen receives Lorenzo Bandini Trophy

Haas driver Kevin Magnussen obtained the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy this weekend after being awarded the prize earlier this 12 months.

The award, first awarded in 1992, is devoted to the late Method 1 driver Lorenzo Bandini, who raced with Ferrari and gained the 1964 Austrian Grand Prix earlier than he was tragically killed through the 1967 Monaco Grand Prix. The trophy is awarded to a determine inside Method 1 chosen by a committee who has demonstrated notable proficiency through the earlier 12 months.

Magnussen’s staff principal, Guenther Steiner, obtained the medal of the Senate of the Italian Republic.

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Browning named BRDC Younger Driver of the 12 months

GB3 champion Luke Browning will obtain a Method 1 take a look at with Aston Martin after he was named this 12 months’s BRDC Younger Driver of the 12 months.

Browning claimed this 12 months’s GB3 championship after taking 5 race wins, 5 pole positions and 13 podium finishes over 24 rounds this season. The 20-year-old beat W Sequence champion Jamie Chadwick, Indy Professional 2000 champion Louis Foster and FIA Method 3 driver Ollie Bearman.

Earlier winners of the award embrace Jenson Button, Paul di Resta, George Russell and Lando Norris.

Lawson, Bolukbasi handed Tremendous Method take a look at runs

Purple Bull junior driver Liam Lawson and fellow F2 racer Cem Bolukbasi will each have the chance to check a Japanese Tremendous Method automobile throughout this week’s official take a look at at Suzuka.

Lawson, who ran three Friday follow classes on this 12 months’s Method 1 championship – two with AlphaTauri and one with Purple Bull – will take part within the two day take a look at with Honda staff Mugen, whereas the staff Bolukbasi will drive with is but to be decided.

Lawson completed third within the F2 standings in his second season this 12 months, taking 4 race wins. Bolukbasi scored no factors over the 16 races he began and was changed at Charouz by Tatiana Calderon for budgetary causes.

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