Round thirteen of the season takes us to the historic circuit of Monza near Milan in northern Italy. The circuit is made up of high speed straights and corners where cars can reach up to 200mph. the circuit dates back to the 1920’s and originally featured banking which was last used in F1 in 1961.
There are no awards for guessing who the crowd want to win the prancing horse of Ferrari but it will be a fight between them and Mercedes. However, Ferrari are expected to have a major upgrade for their home race.
Facts and figures
|Race||Gran Premio d’Italia 2015|
|Venue||Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza|
|Circuit Length||5.793km (3.600 mi)|
|Race Distance||306.720km (190.596 mi)|
|Lap Record||1:19.525 ( Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams, 2004)|
|Most wins drivers||Michael Schumacher (5)|
|Most wins manufacture||Ferrari (19)|
2014 Race Data
|P1 Fastest||P2 Fastest||P3 Fastest||Q1 Fastest||Q2 Fastest||Q3 Fastest||Race Time||Fastest Lap|
2008 – Sebastian Vettel takes his first race win in very wet conditions for Toro Rosso
1990 – Derek Warwick walks away after a massive crash on the opening lap.
1967 – John Surtees wins the closest finish in a Grand Prix beating Jack Brabham.