In The Driver's Seat

A straight fight as tide turns for Ferrari

Who will ever forget that opening lap at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday?

First there were the spectacular aerial antics in which an innocent Fernando Alonso was pitched when Renault's Nico Hulkenberg hit the back of his McLaren and the car flew over Charles Leclerc's Sauber at the Belgian Grand Prix.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 28, 2018, with the headline 'A straight fight as tide turns for Ferrari'. Print Edition | Subscribe