Spa Preview: Set-ups, DRS and setting the tone for the 2012 run-in

Spa Preview: Set-ups, DRS and setting the tone for the 2012 run-in

After a five-week summer break, Formula 1 returns, with Spa kicking off a run of nine grands prix in 13 weeks. The Belgian circuit could well set the tone for a breathless run-in to an already scintillating season

After lying dormant throughout August, Formula 1 returns to action at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend for a Belgian Grand Prix that will set the tone for the rapid-fire world championship run in.

This is the start of a run of nine races in 13 weekends that will give little time for reflection as Fernando Alonso attempts to defend his 40-point lead.

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