Why Spa could repeat Ferrari's Silverstone pain

Why Spa could repeat Ferrari's Silverstone pain

Spa already looked like ideal Mercedes territory, and events of Friday practice heightened the impression that Ferrari has plenty to fear this weekend

After the elation of a perfect one-two result in Hungary, which produced a handy 14-point lead for Sebastian Vettel in the world championship, Ferrari could head into Formula 1's summer break in buoyant mood.

But now its summer holiday is over, the grid has reconvened for the Belgian Grand Prix, and Ferrari must face up to the reality of the massive challenge it faces in trying to retain this positive momentum.

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