Formula One touches down in Monza for the 13th round of the 2017 Championship. The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza which became a spiritual home and a pilgrimage destination for true racing fans is a real festival of speed with its never-ending and frightening straights. The stage is therefore set for another epic battle between between Mercedes and Scuderia Ferrari, in the hope that Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen will be able to delight the thousands of Ferrari fans with a win in our home Grand Prix.
Seven time Formula One world champion and Ferrari legend Michael Schumacher claimed the highest number of victories around the historic track of Monza with his five triumphs. Ronnie Peterson, Sebastian Vettel, Alain Prost, Juan Manuel Fangio, Lewis Hamilton, Rubens Barrichello, Stirling Moss and Nelson Piquet all crossed the line first three times. Fernando Alonso has won the Italian GP two times in his career.
Scuderia Ferrari is of course the most successful constructor by far. The Maranello team won on home soil 18 times. McLaren proved to be fastest 10 times, Williams six times while both Lotus and Mercedes won the Italian Grand Prix five times.
Join us in the afternoon for the latest updates and results from the Monza circuit as the 2017 Italian Grand Prix will take place in front of thousands of Ferrari tifosi, with Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen ready to fight with rivals Mercedes and Red Bull Racing for a new win in their home race.