After nearly four weeks off in the “Royal” races championship resumed on the 11th stage in Belgium. On the track “Spa Frankosham” Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg managed to redeem himself for the failure at the previous race in Hungary. The Briton and the German Mercedes showed the best time in qualifying, and then in unison, with an interval of two seconds, finished.
But for the third place there was a struggle. Close to the “bronze” was a German Sebastian Vettel, the winner of the “Hungaroring”, but shortly before the finish he blew a wheel, and four-time world champion was left without a pedestal. But lucky to Frenchman Romain Grogan from “Lotus”, for the first time in a year has risen into the top 3.
On topic: Vettel won the race in Hungary at crash Rosberg and Hamilton
Amused the audience with technology “Williams”, put in the pit of Valtteri Bottas three sets of rubber “soft” and one “medium”. And Finn in the qualification was the third and only came ninth.
In the overall standings of the season Hamilton (227 points) and Nico Rosberg (199) pulled away from Vettel (160). In the Cup of designers “Mercedes” with 426 points, already forgot about the competition. After going it is in the list “Ferrari” (242) and “Williams” (161).
Next, 12th, phase “f-1” will be held September 4-6 in Italian Monza.