Parting shot: René Arnoux checks lap times at Spa, 1983

The Belgian Grand Prix returns to Spa-Francorchamps for the first time in over a decade, and René Arnoux is looking for more speed


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May 20, 1983

Spa, Belgium

Having last hosted the Belgian Grand Prix in 1970, Spa – by now shorter and safer – was once again on the F1 schedule. In the sunshine of Friday practice, René Arnoux studies the lap times and finds himself off the pace set by Andrea de Cesaris