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Overtaking galore at wet Monza (Video) 14th September 2008, 18:43

It doesn’t usually rain on the Italian Grand Prix but the wet surface at Monza – just as at Silverstone and Spa – gave us some excellent racing. Here’s video of some of the best passes and key incidents involving Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen, Mark Webber, Jarno Trulli, David Coulthard and others:

Sebastian Vettel brushes title rivals aside to win

Sebastian Vettel became F1’s youngest winner in the Italian Grand Prix. He finished first ahead of Heikki Kovalainen and Robert Kubica.

Championship standings after Italy

Lewis Hamilton is now just a single point ahead of Felipe Massa following the Italian Grand Prix. Meanwhile Sebastian Vettel’s win has propelled him up to ninth and his Toro Rosso team into sixth in the constructors’ championship. Full championship standings below.

Sebastian Vettel is youngest F1 winner

Sebastian Vettel became the youngest driver to take pole position for a Grand Prix yesterday and today he became the youngest ever Grand Prix winner. Vettel won the Italian Grand Prix with a stunning drive in a race that saw the full spectrum of weather conditions. At 21 years and 74 days ago he beats […]

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2008 Italian Grand Prix live blog

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Davide Valsecchi wins last race of season (GP2)

Davide Valsecchi won the sprint race at Monza – one week after being hospitalised in a huge crash at Spa-Francorchamps. The Italian passed early leader Roldan Rodriguez to claim the win on home ground. He gambled on a setup geared towards dry weather in a race which started on a damp circuit that dried out. […]

What strategy can Raikkonen, Hamilton and Kubica use to get to the front?

Championship contenders Robert Kubica, Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton have qualified well below their typical starting places for the Italian Grand Prix. Kubica starts 11th, Raikkonen 14th and Hamilton 15th. Before this race their average starting positions respectively were 4.62, 4.23 and 3.62. So what strategy should they follow to increase their chances of moving […]

GP2 Italy sprint race Live Blog