Belgium Grand Prix - Betting Odds, Event Details, History and Records

Date: 2024.07.26 - 2024.07.28
Contest: F1
Location: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Ardennes forest, Belgium

The Belgium Grand Prix is one of the oldest and most storied races on the Formula 1 calendar.

A Ferrari driver taking a sharp corner in the rain at the Belgium Grand Prix.The Belgium Grand Prix is one of the 'classic' races on the F1 calendar, and a win here is considered very prestigious. Greats like Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, and Lewis Hamilton have had multiple victories here.

The Circuit:

The race primarily takes place at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, located in the Ardennes forest in Belgium. Spa-Francorchamps is one of the most iconic and challenging circuits in the world.

The modern circuit is just over 7 km long, making it one of the longest tracks in F1.

One of the most famous sections of any racetrack in the world is the Eau Rouge-Raidillon complex. It's a swift left-right-left series of bends, with a significant elevation change. Drivers approach this section at high speed, making it a breathtaking spectacle.

The Ardennes region is known for its unpredictable weather. It's not uncommon for it to be raining on one part of the track and dry on another, which poses a massive challenge for teams and drivers in terms of strategy and tire choices.

Due to its high-speed nature and challenging weather conditions, the track has seen several significant accidents over the years. Efforts have been made to improve safety without compromising the track's character.

2023 Winner:

The Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the 2023 edition of the race and he shared the podium with Sergio Perez from Mexico and Charles Leclerc from Monaco.

2024 Betting Odds:

It will be interesting to see where things stand once the odds for the event are posted. Max Verstappen is winning everything in sight in 2023 and he won the Belgium Grand Prix last year. He will surely be among the favourites.

Previous Winners:

Michael Schumacher holds the record for the most victories at the Belgian Grand Prix with 6 wins. He won in 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, and 2002. The Spa-Francorchamps is one of his most successful tracks.

Ayrton Senna also had a special relationship with Spa and won there 5 times. He won in 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991.

Jim Clark won the event four times in the 1960s, while Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton also won it four times each in more recent years.


The Belgium Grand Prix was first run in 1925 and has been a regular fixture on the F1 calendar for many decades. The race, like many early Grand Prix, has seen multiple venues but is most famously associated with the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.


Attending the Belgian Grand Prix is not just about the race; it's about the entire experience. The mix of nature, the historic track, the sounds of the engines, the unpredictability of the weather, and the camaraderie among fans makes it a great event to attend for any motorsport enthusiast.

Spa-Francorchamps is nestled in the Ardennes forest, and the natural beauty of the surroundings adds to the experience. The hilly terrain and forested surroundings give it a different feel compared to other more urban circuits.

The Belgium Grand Prix usually draws a large number of fans, especially from neighboring countries. Given the success of Dutch driver Max Verstappen in recent years, there has been a significant influx of Dutch fans, turning the grandstands orange in support.


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