Italian GP 2012

Seven Moments of the Italian GP 1. Ferocious Ferrari This is the sort of slicing through the grid some drivers can only dream of, Fernando Alonso again had a fantastic start a took on any driver who he found himself behind. Making up four places in a couple of laps, Schumacher held him up for … Continue reading

Monza: Race Report

Who’s up for second place? The summer break cruelly takes Formula One fans away from their sport, but the return of the roaring V8 engine launches them head long into two historic tracks that offer two completely different races. This year Spa Francorchamps was a battle royale, comparable to the darkened sky of Sparta and … Continue reading

Monza: Free Practice 3 & Qualifying

Free Practice 3: Ferrari: Alonso having his front wing adjusted following his installation lap. Alonso, on the primes, is taking his time getting the tyres up to temperature. On the options Alonso is seen weaving following a fast lap. Force India: Mercedes engines are thought to be strong here, but pace at the moment doesn’t … Continue reading

Monza: Free Practice 1 & 2

Free Practice 1 Ferrari: Massa is out early for an installation lap for the vast Ferrari fan filled grandstands. Massa has a higher downforce front wing, with Alonso running a Monza specific one to compare. The temperature is low this morning which should go some way in explaining their off pace results. Alonso stopped early … Continue reading

Monza: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Autodromo di Monza, Italy Laps 53 Lap Length 5.793 km (3.60 miles) Race Length 306.720 km (190.587 miles) First Race 1950 Fastest Lap R Barrichello 1:21.046 (Ferrari, 2004) 2010 Winner Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) Layout: We’re treated to a double-header of history, following on from Spa-Francorchamps we see the world of Formula One make their … Continue reading

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