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My Belgian Grand Prix predictions

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Jonathan Legard | 22:56 UK time, Friday, 28 August 2009


It is cup final time for Sebastian Vettel; the Belgian Grand Prix has to be a winning one for the Red Bull driver if he is to stay at the heart of the hunt for the 2009 championship.

He is 25 points down on Brawn's championship leader Jenson Button with six races left and he is going to run out of chances unless he makes his move now.

Vettel - and his team - know he has to capitalise at Spa Francorchamps which appears to be suited to Red Bull's capabilities, particularly with the second sector's fast flowing corners.

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My European Grand Prix predictions

Jonathan Legard | 18:42 UK time, Friday, 21 August 2009


Michael Schumacher may be sat on the pit-wall and not in a Ferrari in Valencia but there is still plenty of drama to come in the Formula 1 championship at the European Grand Prix.

It has almost become a two-tier competition as the cars with the power-boost Kers system - Ferrari and McLaren - picked up their pace at the Hungarian GP and look like continuing that form here.

Brawn's championship leader Jenson Button and Williams's Nico Rosberg made a point of saying after the race in Hungary how difficult it was to compete against Kers cars there.

So, in some ways, it could be a case of the haves of the Kers cars and the have-nots of the rest of the teams.

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