Five themes to watch for in Belgium

Five themes to watch for in Belgium

Will Spa see Kimi Raikkonen's first victory of 2012 - or Kamui Kobayashi's first ever? Can Pastor Maldonado redeem himself, and will Fernando Alonso fend off his title rivals? Edd Straw ponders the Belgian Grand Prix's intriguing prospects

Can the king of Spa triumph?

Kimi Raikkonen lines up third on the grid after Pastor Maldonado was hit with a three-place penalty for impeding Nico Hulkenberg.

Lotus suffered a blow on Friday when terrible weather conditions meant that it couldn't properly evaluate its infamous "device", which simulations suggested should be worth around half-a-second a lap at Spa (a half-second which would have left Raikkonen within striking distance of poleman Jenson Button with a less scrappy lap).

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