It’s very rare for pole sitters to get beaten off the line at Monza – and Fernando Alonso has a straight-line speed advantage of more than 11kph over fellow front-row starter Jenson Button to boot. With Felipe Massa starting close behind the two Ferraris have a chance to score the first one-two for the Scuderia … Continue reading Ferrari look strong ahead of home race (Italian Grand Prix pre-race analysis
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?σΤιΌΤδσm a little bit disappointed ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ 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 H?β??lkenberg 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
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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.
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Make sure you get your predictions in before final practice starts today. Submit your Italian Grand Prix predictions here now. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Splitters ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ New deflection test and construction (ScarbsF1) “Teams that have been flexing their splitter will certainly be handicapped by these revisions to the rules, although Monza is a low downforce … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 11/9/2010