Rate the race: Italian Grand Prix

A Brawn one-two and a dramatic last lap – what did you think of the Italian Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten and leave a comment below.

Championship standings after Italy

Drivers’ championship Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 80 2 Rubens Barrichello 66 3 Sebastian Vettel 54 4 Mark Webber 51.5 5 Kimi Raikkonen 40 6 Nico Rosberg 30.5 7 Lewis Hamilton 27 8 Jarno Trulli 22.5 9 Felipe Massa 22 10 Heikki Kovalainen 20 11 Fernando Alonso 20 12 Timo Glock 16 13 Nick Heidfeld […]

Italian Grand Prix live blog

Review the Italian Grand Prix live blog below.

F1 links: Barrichello enters Renault row

Rubens Barrichello has waded into the Renault Singapore row by siding with Nelson Piquet Jnr over remarks made by Flavio Briatore. Briatore made disparaging remarks in the Italian press referring to a man Piquet Jnr used to live with, his mechanic Agnaldo Furlani. Barrichello slams Briatore’s remarks "Barrichello said the newly painted helmet that he […]

Nico Hulkenberg wins GP2 title at Monza

Nico Hulkenberg has taken a step closer to becoming an F1 driver in 2010 by winning the GP2 championship at Monza.

Italian Grand Prix qualifying in pictures


The Monza parkland in autumn sunlight is one of F1’s finest sights. Anyone who didn’t see this afternoon’s GP2 race might find it hard to believe that, shortly after F1 qualifying finished, the sunlight and mid-30s temperatures gave way to dark skies and pouring rain. We may get more rain tomorrow, but in the meantime […]

Hamilton’s light car leaves him vulnerable (Italian GP fuel weights and strategy)

Adrian Sutil will be able to go one lap longer than Lewis Hamilton at the start of the Italian Grand Prix. But Heikki Kovalainen could be the man to watch as he’s fuelled to make his pit stop much later than the three drivers in front of him. Here’s the fuel weights in full.

Lewis Hamilton beats Adrian Sutil to pole (Italian Grand Prix qualifying)

Lewis Hamilton and Adrian Sutil will share the front row of a grid for the Italian Grand Prix tomorrow. It’s the first time they’ve done so since 2005 at Zandvoort – when the pair were team mates in the F3 Euroseries. A last-gap effort from Hamilton seized pole position from the Force India driver. Sutil […]

2009 Italian Grand Prix grid

2009 Italian Grand Prix

1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’24.066 2. Adrian Sutil, Force India-Mercedes – 1’24.261 3. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’24.523 4. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’24.845 5. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’25.015 6. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’25.030 7. Vitantonio Liuzzi, Force India-Mercedes – 1’25.043 8. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’25.072 9. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault […]

A whip-round for Max Mosley

British F1 journalists at the Italian Grand Prix gave Max Mosley a farewell present as he prepares to give up the presidency next month. At a dinner on Thursday he was handed a leaving present bought by the writers – a ??150 brown leather whip. According to a report in The Times, one journalist said […]

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