What is F1’s summer break, why does it happen and how long is it?

After a gruelling run of 13 races in 20 weeks, the Formula 1 paddock heads into a summer break in August immediately after the Hungarian GP.
There will be no official F1 track action for an entire month, with the teams reconvening at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps on the 26-28 August.
That means over three weeks off from the grind of the F1 circus and travelling the world, and …Keep reading