F1 Belgian Grand Prix 2016

Nico Rosberg cruises to victory at Spa Francorchamps

Nico Rosberg led a thrilling race from start to finish, to close the gap with Lewis Hamilton to nine points, who finished third after starting back on the grid. It was the German's first victory at Spa Francorchamps. Daniel Ricciardo finished second for Red Bull Racing. Starting at the front row, Max Verstappen dropped back to eleventh place at his home Grand Prix, after a collision with Kimi Raikonen at the start of the race in the first corner and had to make a serie of pitstops.
Force India had a superb weekend, Nico Hulkenberg equalled his best-ever result by taking fouth ahead of teammate Sergio Perez and Sebastian Vettel. After producing 'the drive of the day' started alongside Lewis Hamilton on the back row, Fernando Alonso finished seventh. Williams took eight place with Felipe Massa en tenth with Valtteri Bottas, while Kimi Raikkonen completed the top ten.