Italian GP 2007 photos – Saturday

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

I love F1 thongThe second batch of pictures I took at the Italian Grand Prix covers the action from qualifying.

Sat at the first corner I saw David Coulthard’s spin and Sakon Yamamoto’s crash.

But just as interesting was some of the crazy merchandise for sale on the way into the circuit. ‘I Love F1’ thong anyone?

Monza Caps

Want to support Williams but blend in with the Ferrari crowd? You need these 1998-9 vintage Winfield Williams caps.

Monza F1 engine sounds CDs

And if your eardrums haven’t taken enough of a battering at the track, how about these F1 engine sounds CDs?

Monza McLaren vests

Bulletproof vests for McLaren fans?


This guy seemed to be hedging his bets

I love F1 thong

After much consideration I elected not to buy one for my girlfriend, who later agreed I had done The Right Thing.

Felipe Massa, Ferrari, Monza, 2007, 2

Saturday morning practice: Massa on the screen, Raikkonen in the wall.

Giancarlo Fisichella, Renault, Monza, 2007

Giancarlo Fisichella and fellow Italians Jarno Trulli and Vitantonio Liuzzi didn’t seem to get much of a cheer from the home crowd – they weren’t driving Ferraris…

Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes, Monza, 2007, 3

Lewis Hamilton on the video wall and the track.

Mark Webber, Heikki Kovalainen, Monza, 2007

Mark Webber and Heikki Kovalainen in qualifying.

Sakon Yamamoto, Spyker, Monza, 2007

Having missed the corner on several occasions in practice, Yamamoto swiped the wall in qualifying.

David Coulthard, Red Bull, Monza, 2007, 2

David Coulthard span to a halt at the chicane after suffering gearbox trouble.

Fernando Alonso, McLaren Mercedes, Monza, 2007

Fernando Alonso celebrated taking pole position – with his first attempt at a flying lap in the final part of qualifying.

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