Alonso wins Italian GP!

Sun, 9 September 2007, 04:24

Fernando Alonso dominated the Italian GP at Monza and took the win. Lewis Hamilton finished second but was never a serious threat for Alonso’s victory. With four races to go the gap between Hamilton and Alonso is now 3 points.

Kimi Raikkonen finished third. Raikkonen was on a one stop strategy. The Finish Ferrrari driver managed to stay in front of Hamilton after the championship leader made his second stop. However Hamilton set much quicker laptimes and after two laps Hamilton managed to pass Raikkonen in the first chicane with a brilliant overtaking mavouvre.

Nick Heidfeld and Robert Kubica ended up 4th and 5th for BMW Sauber. Rosberg, Kovalainen, and Honda’s Jenson Button completed the top eight.

Felipe Massa was the biggest loser of the Italian GP. The Ferrari driver retired from the race after a few laps with gearbox problems.

Italian GP, Monza
1 F. Alonso McLaren 1:18:37.806
2 L. Hamilton McLaren + 6.062
3 K. Räikkönen Ferrari + 27.325
4 N. Heidfeld BMW + 56.562
5 R. Kubica BMW + 1:00.558
6 N. Rosberg Williams + 1:05.810
7 H. Kovalainen Renault + 1:06.751
8 J. Button Honda + 1:12.168
9 M. Webber Red Bull + 1:15.879
10 R. Barrichello Honda + 1:16.958
11 J. Trulli Toyota + 1:17.736
12 G. Fisichella Renault + 1 lap
13 A. Wurz Williams + 1 lap
14 A. Davidson Super Aguri + 1 lap
15 R. Schumacher Toyota + 1 lap
16 T. Sato Super Aguri + 1 lap
17 V. Liuzzi Scuderia Toro Rosso + 1 lap
18 S. Vettel Scuderia Toro Rosso + 1 lap
19 A. Sutil Spyker F1 + 1 lap
20 S. Yamamoto Spyker F1 + 1 lap

Drivers champioship standing
1. L. Hamilton 92
2. F. Alonso 89
3. K. Räikkönen 74
4. F. Massa 69
5. N. Heidfeld 52
6. R. Kubica 33
7. H. Kovalainen 21
8. G. Fisichella 17
9. A. Wurz 13
10. N. Rosberg 12
11. M. Webber 8
12. D. Coulthard 8
13. J. Trulli 7 27.
14. R. Schumacher 5
15. T. Sato 4
16. J. Button 2
17. S. Vettel 1

Constructors championship standings
1. McLaren 165
2. Ferrari 143
3. BMW 86
4. Renault 38
5. Williams 25
6. Red Bull 16
7. Toyota 12
8. Super Aguri 4
9. Honda 2

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