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Lewis Hamilton didn’t have a single challenger as he raced to the victory at the Italian GP, the first back-to-back winner of 2017, and the new championship leader.
Monza didn’t bother with a rain shower on Saturday morning, it went straight for the downpour resulting in rivers of water flowing over the Italian circuit.
Mercedes held onto the top spot in practice for the Italian Grand Prix, however, on Friday afternoon it was Valtteri Bottas who was quickest of all.
Lewis Hamilton set the early pace in the first practice session ahead of the Italian Grand Prix as rain showers at Monza made for a tricky start to the weekend.
Nico Rosberg claimed his first Italian GP win as he beat Lewis Hamilton to the chequered flag, reducing the Brit’s advantage in the standings to just two points.
Lewis Hamilton blitzed Nico Rosberg on his way to pole position for the Italian Grand Prix, almost half a second quicker than his title rival.
Final practice for the Italian Grand Prix belonged to Lewis Hamilton as he was almost four-tenths up on his team-mate Nico Rosberg.
In contrast to the first session, Lewis Hamilton managed to pip his teammate Nico Rosberg for the fastest time of FP2 after setting a time of 1:22.801 on the supersoft compound…
Nico Rosberg posted a 1:22.959 to beat team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the first P1 of the Italian Grand Prix weekend, while Kimi Raikkonen was third.
Despite a sell-out crowd willing them on, Ferrari could do nothing to halt Lewis Hamilton’s charge to victory at Sunday’s Italian GP with Sebastian Vettel second…