The Belgian Grand Prix preview

The Belgian Grand Prix preview

There's no time to rest with back-to-back races throwing F1 into action just days after Rubens Barrichello's Valencia win. The battle between Brawn and Red Bull is heating up with each race, as the likes of McLaren and Ferrari claw their way into the fray

What a difference a break makes. Before the mid-season pause, the title appeared to be sliding out of Brawn's grasp as Red Bull marched inexorably on. Although Jenson Button only pulled two points on Mark Webber last weekend, Rubens Barrichello's win moved him back up to second in the drivers' championship and put Brawn firmly back in the pound seat. Most importantly, it proved that, in the right conditions, the team can still win races.

Most expect Red Bull to have a serious chance at closing that gap at the high-speed Spa-Francorchamps circuit, and the team needs to with only five races after the Belgian Grand Prix to chase down Button, Barrichello and Brawn.

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