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Who was the best driver of the Italian Grand Prix weekend? (Poll) 13th September 2010, 22:58

Which driver did the best job during the Italian Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Italian Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.

Late scare with de la Rosa can’t keep Alonso from victory (Ferrari race review)

Fernando Alonso enjoyed every Ferrari driver’s dream debut at Monza by winning from pole position – and capping it with the fastest lap of the race. He only made one mistake worthy of the name all race but had enough of a lead over Jenson Button to stay ahead and leap up to third in […]

Set-up gamble pays off for Button as Hamilton crashes (McLaren race review)

McLaren only got one car home for the third race in a row. This time it was Lewis Hamilton who failed to finish after banging wheels with Felipe Massa on lap one and coming off worst. Meanwhile Jenson Button came within a pit stop of what could have been a remarkable win with an unusual […]

Vettel recovers to surprise fourth after mid-race drama (Red Bull race review)

Sebastian Vettel bounced back from a mysterious car problem early in the race to claim fourth place by pitting on the final lap. Team mate Mark Webber further added to the team’s constructors’ championship lead with sixth place and put himself back in the lead of the drivers’ championship.

Fifth for Rosberg (Mercedes race review)

Mercedes kept constructors’ championship rivals Renault at bay by out-scoring them at Monza. Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Qualifying position 12 7 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’23.388 (+0.333) 1’23.055 Race position 9 5 Average race lap 1’27.349 (+0.283) 1’27.066 Laps 53/53 53/53 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times […]

H?â??lkenberg impresses on his way to seventh (Williams race review)

Nico H?â??lkenberg was fortunate to go unpunished for his chicane-cutting antics in the Italian Grand Prix. Nonetheless this had the hallmarks of a breakthrough performance for the rookie driver as he out-qualified and out-raced veteran team mate Rubens Barrichello.

Kubica falls to eighth (Renault race review)

Robert Kubica faded from fifth at the end of lap one to eighth by the chequered flag. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 9 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’22.880 (-0.939) 1’23.819 Race position 8 13 Average race lap 1’27.143 (-0.847) 1’27.990 Laps 53/53 53/53 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash […]

Bad race for Sutil (Force India race review)

A track which promised much for Force India yielded nothing at all. Adrian Sutil Vitantonio Liuzzi Qualifying position 11 19 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’23.493 (-2.281) 1’25.774 Race position 15 12 Average race lap 1’28.500 (+0.751) 1’27.749 Laps 52/53 53/53 Pit stops 2 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive […]

Another gearbox failure (Lotus race review)

A late gearbox problem allowed Virgin to put one over Lotus. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 17 18 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’25.540 (-0.202) 1’25.742 Race position 18 Average race lap 1’31.373 (+0.958) 1’30.415 Laps 46/53 51/53 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in […]

Glock bounces back (Virgin race review)

Virgin may have finished as best of the new teams but it hasn’t helped their championship cause – they remain in last place. Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 24 21 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’25.934 (-0.04) 1’25.974 Race position 17 20 Average race lap 1’30.368 (-1.28) 1’31.648 Laps 51/53 50/53 Pit stops 1 […]