Sun turns into rain for morning Spa practice

Just when it seemed shirt-sleeves might be suitable at Spa this weekend, the Belgian skies above the Ardennes turned on wet weather for the opening practice session. It set the scene for a very quiet morning on the track, but Jaime Alguersuari...

Just when it seemed shirt-sleeves might be suitable at Spa this weekend, the Belgian skies above the Ardennes turned on wet weather for the opening practice session.

It set the scene for a very quiet morning on the track, but Jaime Alguersuari made the most of the opportunity by fitting a set of wet tyres and getting his first experience of F1 action in heavy rain.

"Spa is the best circuit in the world but it has the worst weather, you never know what is going to happen here," Toyota's Jarno Trulli told the BBC.

Another point of interest was the goings-on at Ferrari, when the team's media chief Luca Colajanni told off Nicolas Todt for very publicly introducing his young charge Jules Bianchi to team officials.

Frenchman Bianchi, 20 and already linked with Luca Badoer's race seat, drives this year for Todt's F3 team ART.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jarno Trulli , Luca Badoer , Nicolas Todt , Jules Bianchi
Teams Ferrari