Spa-Francorchamps is the longest track on the F1 calendar with top speed reaching over 220 MPH down the Kemmel Straight, breaking at the right time is very important going into Les Combes, you can win or lose a race at the point.
The most famous part of the circuit is the Eau Rouge / Raidillon combination. Having negotiated the La Source hairpin, drivers race down a straight to the point where the track crosses the Eau Rouge stream for the first time, before being launched steeply uphill into a sweeping left-right-left collection of corners with a blind summit.
The weather at Spa can be unpredictable, rain is very common.
Practice starts from around 18:30 qualifying starts at 19:30 followed be the race.