How to get the best Belgian GP fan experience
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How to get the best Belgian GP fan experience

Promoted: The Belgian Grand Prix is one of the best on the F1 calendar. Here's how Thomas Cook Sport can enhance your visit to one of the most famous circuits in the world

For British fans, the Belgian Grand Prix is the easiest overseas race to visit on the calendar, since it enjoys hassle-free connections via the Eurostar and is a relaxed three-and-half hour drive from the port and rail terminals at Calais.

The venue for the race is the famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit, curving, sweeping and diving through the Ardennes forest in the Hautes Fagnes (High Fens) area of Belgium. Since the region is notorious for its weather - clear skies can swell with dark clouds depositing torrential rain in minutes - the phrase 'fickle Ardennes' has become a captive epithet that often defines the outcome of this event.

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