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Drivers' prayers answered with return of gravel at Spa

Carlos Sainz is delighted by the news that gravel will return in force again at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit from 2022. In order to make the track more suitable for motorbike racing, a lot of the grass and gravel at Spa was replaced by run-off areas, something which proved unpopular with the Formula 1 drivers when they visited for the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix. However, to make sure that Spa bags an FIM Grade C licence to hold the motorcycle World Endurance Championship, gravel will be added at La Source, Raidillon, Blanchimont, Les Combes and Stavelot. There will also be a new grandstand added at the top of the Eau Rouge/Raidillon corners as part of an 80m facelift for the venue. And it's...
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