Five themes to watch for in the Belgian GP

Five themes to watch for in the Belgian GP

Edd Straw highlights five things to look out for in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix

Red Bull's Achilles' heel

Taking pole position is half of the battle, and from the front of the grid Mark Webber has to start the race as favourite. There's no question that the RB6s will be a little vulnerable towards the end of the long uphill run to Les Combes, even if you don't buy the bleating from the Milton Keynes squad about unfair power deficits.

In 2009, Giancarlo Fisichella lost a likely victory after being passed by the KERS-equipped Kimi Raikkonen after an early safety car, but had he been able to break away from the Finn it would surely have been a sensational win for Force India. By the same token, the chances of Webber holding onto the lead and, in the case of a great start from fourth, Sebastian Vettel being a victory contender, could depend on them establishing a cushion in the first few seconds of the race. If they don't, expect some pretty robust defending on the Kemmel straight.

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