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.
I don't have a giant Spa 24 preview like I did for the Nurburgring 24, so watch this Trackside video from /Drive at last year's 24. You can listen live on RLM, and watch via Nismo.tv. The race starts at 4:30pm local, 10:30 am Eastern and 7:30 am Pacific, you can do the math for elsewhere. RLM coverage starts at…
Keke Rosberg, the charismatic Finn who won the 1982 F1 World Championship was not suited for endurance racing. This was proven at the 1989 Spa 24 Hour race, when he allegedly left between his stints to go sleep with prostitutes, or so his strange former team owner now claims.
Seaweed-wrap and massage jokes aside, Belgium's Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps is a lyrical old-world racetrack packed to the sky with history. It's the thinking man's Nürburgring, less well known among the masses, but highly placed on motorsports fans' bucket lists.