With all eyes on the battle between the Mercedes drivers, Williams are eyeing the chance to revive their Austrian Grand Prix form at Monza.
Formula One drivers have questioned the need to replace much of the gravel run-off at Monza’s Parabolica turn with Tarmac.
Earlier in the week it looked like Formula One would have another rain-affected qualifying session at Monza, but conditions are now expected to stay dry.
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Kamui Kobayashi will return for Caterham at Monza this weekend but Roberto Merhi will drive his car during the first practice session.
Pirelli has stepped away from its policy of bringing more conservative tyres this year by selecting the soft and medium tyres for the upcoming Belgian Grand Prix.