Mark Hughes' GP report: only Greenpeace rivals Vettel

Mark Hughes' GP report: only Greenpeace rivals Vettel

Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull provided a masterclass for the opposition in the Belgian GP. MARK HUGHES reckons only the Greenpeace protestors rivalled the champions for efficiency

The main interest in this race was watching the Greenpeace anti-Shell banner unfold before the start. The race itself unfolded within a few corners of the first lap, as Sebastian Vettel screamed his Red Bull past Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes and proceeded to open up an ever-greater distance to his pursuers for the rest of the afternoon.

Having climbed onto the roof of the main grandstand with a giant banner protesting Shell's planned oil drilling in the Arctic, the activists abseiled to unveil the words: 'Arctic Oil? Shell No!' Shell is the Belgian Grand Prix's title sponsor.

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