How the Spa 24 Hours has been suffocated

How the Spa 24 Hours has been suffocated

The Spa 24 Hours is one of motorsport's greatest endurance races, but the traditions of the event are being suffocated by changes made on the grounds of style over substance

An Audi zigzagging all over the back of a Mercedes at the front of the field with little more than an hour to go certainly made for great TV. But even my limited maths had allowed me to work out that this was a phoney battle.

I knew the Mercedes wasn't going to win the Spa 24 Hours last weekend and had been confident - almost little too confident, as it turned out - of that fact for the better part of four hours. And I wasn't very happy about it.

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