I'm standing at the base of one of the most legendary corners in all of auto racing, the uphill right-left sequence named Eau Rouge. I'd never driven it before but four-time F1 champ Sebastian Vettel has and he's waiting in a hopped up Infiniti hoping to crush me. Then it starts to rain.
Man, people love to talk about Eau Rouge, that famous, demanding, and deadly uphill corner that defines the great Spa circuit of this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. Except everyone it talking about the wrong corner.
How has Spa's daunting, uphill Eau Rouge complex changed over the years? Watch these onboards and you'll see.
The idea of hooning a Rolls-Royce Wraith around the Bernese Alps holds a sick kind of appeal. And the perverse enablers at Forza are giving us the privilege with this month's car pack.
The uphill left/right/left of Spa's Eau Rouge complex is one of the most famous, most daunting corners in racing. This driver managed the ultimate goal of taking it flat out, and he cheered. You would too.
We keep joking about Ferrari's "gentlemen drivers" crashing all the time at endurance races, but Team AF Corse has now shown that Rosso Corsa Iveco trucks can do the very same even before the racing starts. There must be something with that paint.
Spa-Francorchamps is probably the best racetrack in the world and Eau Rouge is its most famous corner. It’s a wild, violent downhill-left-uphill-right ride and English racing driver Andy Dickens of Spawny Whippet Motorsport is here to tell us how to take it flat out in an open-wheel race car: