So after a 5-week break which to some seemed like an eternity, the Formula 1 championship roars back to life at the famous Spa-Francochamps circuit, a circuit which hardly produces dull racing

2012 Shell Belgian Grand Prix

Lap Record: 1:47.263

Sebastian Vettel

2011 Results:
1. Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull-Renault
2. Mark Webber- Red Bull-Renault
3. Jenson Button - McLaren-Mercedes
Current Top 5 Standings:
1. Fernando Alonso 164 points

2. Mark Webber 124 points

3. Sebastian Vettel 122 points

4. Lewis Hamilton 117 points

5. Kimi Raikkonen 116 points

*With Fernando Alonso leading the season by just 40 points, the driver's championship is still anybody's guess as this is one of the most unpredictable seasons in recent memory.*

- Who will carry the momentum in the final eight races after Belgium?
- Will Fernando Alonso continue to gain an edge on his opponents?
- Can Red Bull or McLaren catch up?
- Will Lotus continue to be the dark horses in this years championship?
- Can the midfield teams continue to produce surprising results?
- Can Lotus, Marussia or HRT score a point anywhere this season?

All of these questions to be answered both in Belgium and in the following 8 races. Get ready, the 2012 Formula One season is just hotting up!