The Shell Belgian Grand Prix 2016 will be the official 13th race of the 2016 Formula Season Preceded by German Grand Prix with succession of Italian Grand Prix. The 2016 Shell Belgian Grand Prix is scheduled to go in between 26th August to 28th August with the main racing event that would take place on 28th August. Before the main race event the racers would have two practice sessions followed by final qualifying race to the main event.
The Belgian Grand Prix location is set up at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. The circuit has a permanent racing facility and official name as 2016 Shell Belgian Grand Prix.
Belgium Spa Frencorchamps Circuit hosts the Belgian Grand Prix from 1924 and considered to be historic in Formula One Calendar. The Belgian Grand Prix is the most popular venues of the drivers and fans which run on narrow public roads. The original Spa circuit in the early years used to be 14.9 Kilometer long and considered to be notoriously dangerous track of all. The lap distance was reduced in the continuous years and which still measures to be 14 Kilometer long in the last staged final grand prix on the old circuit. The New circuit is measured to be nearly 7 Kilometers after its return to the calendar in the year 1983. The Spa remains on the top of the table as its longest circuit with challenging fast corners and only six players have won more than twice in the Belgian Grand Prix making Michael Schumacher the maximum wins of 6.
The Belgian Grand Prix fastest lap has been set by Sebastian Vettel in the year 2009 is 1 Min, 47. 263 Secs.
The Belgian Grand Prix has a lap count of 44 with each lap extending to 7.004 KM and concludes an overall distance of 308.052 KM.
Dates: Friday August 26 to Sunday 28 August, 2016
Location: Spa-Francorchamps, Spa
Circuit: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Circuit length: 7.004 km (4.352 mi)
Race length: 308.052 km (191.410 mi)
First held: 1925