Sebastian Vettel has urged Formula One not to the Italian Grand Prix fall off the calendar for “money reasons”.
Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene says the team is not involved in discussions over the future of the Italian Grand Prix.
Monza’s long, narrow run to a tight chicane has been the scene of several crashes since it was built in 2000.
Formula One drivers say Monza should keep its place on the calendar because it is a popular, historic and unique venue.
Read what F1 Fanatics who’ve been to Monza say about this must-see race.
Guest writer Jamey Price takes you on a photographer’s tour of Monza and shares some top tips.
The layout used today is very similar to that which Giuseppe Farina won the first world championship on 60 years ago. But even with three slow chicanes installed today’s cars will lap it at an average of 250kph (155mph) – 75kph quicker than they did in Farina’s time.
The revised Silverstone circuit revealed yesterday could take Monza’s place as the fastest track in Formula 1. Though F1 cars will hit higher top speeds at Monza, the projected average lap speed for F1 cars at the new Silverstone is 4kph faster than that achieved at Monza last year. Here’s why.
The Italian Grand Prix will remain at Monza at least until 2016, the BBC has reported. Last week Bernie Ecclestone claimed Rome would hold a Grand Prix in 2013. If it does, it would mean Italy having two rounds of the world championship for the first time since 2006. The Italian round is one of … Continue reading Monza keeps Italian Grand Prix until 2016
A one-stop strategy worked wonders for Rubens Barrichello in the Italian Grand Prix. That, and an excellent qualifying performance against his team mate. Meanwhile Romain Grosjean had an off-track adventure that seemed to go unnoticed by the TV cameras. This and more in the Italian Grand Prix analysis.