Fernando Alonso set the fastest lap in the Italian Grand Prix. You need to upgrade your Flash Player View interactive chart full screen Tick/untick drivers’ names to show their laps, click and drag to zoom Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’24.139 2 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’24.278 … Continue reading Italian Grand Prix fastest laps
Fernando Alonso lost the lead at the start of the Italian Grand Prix but recovered to win from Jenson Button. Button finished second ahead of Felipe Massa. But team mate Lewis Hamilton’s title hopes suffered a blow when he crashed out on the first lap.
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Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Mark Webber 187 2 Lewis Hamilton 182 3 Fernando Alonso 166 4 Jenson Button 165 5 Sebastian Vettel 163 6 Felipe Massa 124 7 Nico Rosberg 112 8 Robert Kubica 108 9 Michael Schumacher 46 10 Adrian Sutil 45 11 Rubens Barrichello 31 12 Kamui Kobayashi 21 13 Vitaly … Continue reading Webber re-takes championship lead – points in full
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 53 1 2 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 53 2.938 2.938 2 3 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 53 4.223 1.285 3 4 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 53 28.196 23.973 6 5 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 53 29.942 1.746 7 6 6 Mark … Continue reading Italian Grand Prix result
The home crowd got a near-perfect result in qualifying at Monza as Ferrari took first and third on the grid for tomorrow’s race. Take a look back at the cars in action during today’s qualifying and final practice session in the picture collection below.
Lewis Hamilton thinks he made a mistake by deciding to take the F-duct off his car for the Italian Grand Prix. Team mate Jenson Button used the team’s regular rear wing with an F-duct while Hamilton used a much smaller rear wing without an F-duct. He said: I’m a little bit disappointed – it would … Continue reading Hamilton regrets set-up error
Vitaly Petrov has been given a five-place grid penalty for holding up Timo Glock in qualifying. Petrov held Glock up immediately after coming out of the pits at the start of Q1. Glock also has a penalty as his mechanics had to open his gearbox. He starts from the back of the grid and Petrov … Continue reading Petrov demoted to 20th for Glock block
Jenson Button says he’s happy to be second on the grid for the Italian Grand Prix after choosing to use a high downforce rear wing at Monza. He said: First I want to say a big thank you to the team. We came here not sure which direction to take in terms of downforce and … Continue reading Button “very happy” with second place
Fernando Alonso said he was pleasantly surprised to take pole position having been afraid someone would beat him in the dying moments of qualifying: It was nice surprise when I stopped in parc fereme. The radio told me we were in first place but there were still cars in their laps and Jenson was pink … Continue reading Alonso: pole a “nice surprise”
Fernando Alonso will start from pole position for Ferrari in tomorrow’s Italian Grand Prix. With Jenson Button taking second place for McLaren there is no Red Bull on the front row for the first time this year. Felipe Massa took third place ahead of Mark Webber.
Row 1 1. Fernando Alonso 1’21.962Ferrari 2. Jenson Button 1’22.084McLaren-Mercedes Row 2 3. Felipe Massa 1’22.293Ferrari 4. Mark Webber 1’22.433Red Bull-Renault Row 3 5. Lewis Hamilton 1’22.623McLaren-Mercedes 6. Sebastian Vettel 1’22.675Red Bull-Renault Row 4 7. Nico Rosberg 1’23.027Mercedes 8. Nico Hulkenberg 1’23.037Williams-Cosworth Row 5 9. Robert Kubica 1’23.039Renault 10. Rubens Barrichello 1’23.328Williams-Cosworth Row 6 11. … Continue reading 2010 Italian Grand Prix grid
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in the final practice session for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. But Red Bull and Ferrari showed strong pace with Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa all lapping within two tenths of a second of Hamilton.
There may have been just five hundredths of a second between Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button’s lap times in second practice – but Hamilton’s car was almost 12kph faster in a straight line. Encouragingly, the top three teams are very evenly matched – their best ultimate laps covered by just 0.076 seconds. Here’s the data … Continue reading Red Bull to the fore as McLaren vary set-ups (FP2 interactive data)
The cars sported a range of different aerodynamic packages in practice today. Some used conventional shallow Monza wings, some used normal shaped wings and several experimented with whether or not to use their F-ducts. Have a look at who was trying what in the pictures from today’s practice sessions below.
Sebastian Vettel was fastest in the second practice session at Monza. He pipped Fernando Alonso by seven hundredths of a second and Felipe Massa underlined Ferrari’s pace with the third fastest time. Massa had been poised to improve his time before going off at the exit of the Parabolica at speed.
The teams were testing different aerodynamic solutions in first practice at Monza and getting very different results. Those who set the fastest lap times, like McLaren and Renault, were among the slowest through the speed traps. The interactive data below shows more of what we learned from the first session.
Jenson Button was fastest for McLaren in the first practice session of the weekend at Monza. He was a tenth of a second faster than Sebastian Vettel’s Red Bull with Lewis Hamilton setting third fastest time in the other McLaren.
The teams and drivers have assembled in Italy for the last Formula 1 race in Europe this year. Have a look at the pictures below to see what some of the drivers have been doing on a sunny Thursday at the historic Monza autodrome.
The F1 teams assemble at Monza in Italy this weekend for the last European race of the season. Have all the important information for this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix at your fingertips with the F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme including a video lap of the track: