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Cosworth confirms Lotus split as 2011 Renault engine deal rumours intensify 12th September 2010, 22:28

Cosworth has announced it will not supply engines to Lotus in 2011. The engine supplier released a statement saying: Cosworth has reached an agreement in principle with Lotus Racing whereby the team?s Cosworth engine supply agreement will come to a conclusion at the end of the current Formula One season. This agreement is subject to […]

Rapid pit stop speeds Alonso to victory (Italian Grand Prix analysis)

Fernando Alonso’s Italian Grand Prix win owed a lot to the speedy work of his pit crew – who he paid tribute to after the race. And low tyre wear allowed drivers to pursue some very unusual strategies. Such as Sebastian Vettel who waited until the final lap to make his mandatory pit stop – […]

Italian Grand Prix in pictures

Classic Monza scenes at the end of today’s Italian Grand Prix with both Ferrari drivers on the podium and thousands of cheering fans flooding onto the track. Take a look back at today’s race from start to finish with the picture collection below.

Alguersuari unhappy with chicane penalty

Jaime Alguersuari was unhappy to be given a penalty for cutting a chicane for the second race in a row. The Toro Rosso driver said: Italian Grand Prix in pictures I really don?t understand why I got the drive-through penalty. It?s the second time in two races that I have got one of these! As […]

Italian Grand Prix fastest laps

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 […]

Hamilton apologises after Massa clash

Lewis Hamilton rued his contact with Felipe Massa on the first lap of the Italian Grand Prix. He apologised to his team after crashing out of the race on the first lap: Italian Grand Prix in pictures I made a good start, gained a position, got up to fourth, and, at that moment, perhaps I […]

Yamamoto mechanic injured (Video)

One of Sakon Yamamoto’s HRT mechanics was knocked down and injured during his pit stop in today’s Italian Grand Prix. The team released the following statement: Italian Grand Prix in pictures A member of the Hispania Racing, HRT F1 Team, had an incident during Sakon Yamamoto?s pit-stop. He has remained conscious all the time and […]

Alonso beats Button to Monza win (Italian Grand Prix review)

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.

Alonso says win as good as home victory

Fernando Alonso said his win for Ferrari in the Italian Grand Prix felt as good as his home victory four years ago. Speaking in the post-race press conference he said: Italian Grand Prix in pictures It’s something maybe I can only compare with the feeling I had in 2006 winning in Barcelona, my home Grand […]

Rate the race: Italy

What did you think of the Italian Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten and leave a comment below: 1 = ‘Terrible’, 10 = ‘Perfect’