Remembering Spa three decades on

Remembering Spa three decades on

Former grand prix drivers Eddie Cheever, Mark Blundell and Stefan Johansson made their Spa 24 Hours debuts last weekend. AUTOSPORT caught up with the ex-F1 racers to reflect on their best Spa memories

Eddie Cheever

Cheever's last race at Spa was in the 1989 Belgian Grand Prix and he has happy memories of the place - two of his nine F1 podiums came at Spa.

"I had a really good race here in the Renault in 1983," recalls the 52-year-old. "One of the qualifying sessions was wet and my car was exceptional. I was very frustrated from the day before because I'd made one mistake in one corner. My team-mate was Alain Prost and if you made one mistake you were going to get pinned to the wall.

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