The only element of F1's Spa travesty really worth celebrating
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The only element of F1's Spa travesty really worth celebrating

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The 2021 Belgian Grand Prix will go down as a dark moment in Formula 1 history. But there were a few bright spots amongst all the doom and gloom. One concerned one of motorsport’s most-storied squads, which is also providing a feel-good factor to 2021 overall.

Trying to connect the words '2021 Belgian Grand Prix' with 'celebration' is an exercise fraught with peril. Really, very little about the weekend was worth celebrating after the washout led to a one-lap ‘race’ behind the safety car.

It utterly undid the fine actions Formula 1 witnessed the day before – from pole-winner Max Verstappen and his shock front-row companion George Russell.

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