Formula 1 2021 Italian Grand Prix

data

2021-09-12
14
Autodromo Nazionale di Monza
Daniel Ricciardo RIC
Valtteri Bottas BOT
Daniel Ricciardo
lap 53 - 1:24.812
RIC

The 2021 Italian Grand Prix was won by Daniel Ricciardo of McLaren.
Despite being on pole position in Italy, Max Verstappen could not convert this into a win.
Verstappen was forced to retire in lap 25 due to: Collision.

The race in Italy was round 14 of 28 of the 2021 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 12 September 2021 13:00 GMT (raceday).

Clear
83.57°F
39%
3.26 mph
218°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 53 1:21:54.365 27
2 53 +1.747 18
3 53 +4.921 18
4 53 +7.309 12
5 53 +8.723 10
6 53 +10.535 8
7 53 +15.804 6
8 53 +17.201 4
9 53 +19.742 2
10 53 +20.868 1
11 53 +23.743 0
12 53 +24.621 0
13 53 +27.216 0
14 53 +29.769 0
15 53 +51.088 0
41 Power Unit 0
25 Collision 2
25 Collision 0
3 Suspension 0
0 Brakes 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:19.000
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.000
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.000
4 Lando Norris McLaren +0.000
5 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +0.000
6 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1.000
7 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +1.000
8 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
9 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +1.000
10 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +1.000
11 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +1.000
12 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +2.000
13 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +2.000
14 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +2.000
15 George Russell Williams +2.000
16 Nicholas Latifi Williams +2.000
17 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +2.000
18 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +3.000
19 Robert Kubica Alfa Romeo +3.000
20 Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team +3.000

driver positions through the laps

2021 Italian Grand Prix

The 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship is a motor racing championship for Formula One cars which is the 72nd running of the Formula One World Championship. It is recognised by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), the governing body of international motorsport, as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. The championship is being contested over twenty-two Grands Prix, which will be held around the world. Drivers and teams are scheduled to compete for the titles of World Drivers' Champion and World Constructors' Champion respectively.

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are the defending World Drivers' and World Constructors' champions respectively, having won the titles in 2020.


source: Wikipedia

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After a long-awaited return to Zandvoort, F1 headed to one of its spiritual homes in Monza to complete its gruelling post-summer trio of races.<br>While the F1 driver market went into overdrive during the week between the Dutch and Italian rounds, it was the action on the track which dominated the headlines – both for the right and the wrong reasons.<br>Here are 10 things we learned from the ...

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Perez was handed a five-second penalty at Monza, dropping him from third to fifth, after he was deemed to have gained an unfair advantage by cutting a corner.<br>The Mexican ran behind the kerbs at the second chicane on lap 32 as he attempted to go around the outside of Leclerc as they battled for third spot.<br>While he had clearly gone off track, Red Bull said that it did not order its driver to ...

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The Australian helped take McLaren's first triumph since 2012 with a surprise win at Monza as he helped lead home teammate Lando Norris.<br>Key to his success was getting past pole position man Max Verstappen on the run down to the first chicane, and then holding his advantage in the early stages.<br>And while he was concerned about losing his lead during the critical pitstop phase, especially as ...

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Norris followed Ricciardo home in a sensational 1-2 win for McLaren, its first victory since 2012.<br>After the race, Norris said being part of that historic feat for the Woking team was "incredible" but also admitted he was thinking about how he could snatch the win himself.<br>But Norris said the high-profile clash between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen halfway through the race, which forced ...

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Verstappen's Red Bull was launched into the air by the array of sausage kerbs, precipitating contact between the underside of his car and Hamilton's halo.<br>Had the halo not been introduced to F1's regulations in 2018, there is a very real chance that Hamilton would not have walked out of the incident unscathed.<br>However, the strength of the secondary roll structure ensured that Hamilton's head ...

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Upon the release of F1 2021 back in July, EA Sports and Codemasters announced plans to bring three new tracks to the game as free downloadable content in the coming months.<br>Portimao and Imola were both late additions to the 2021 F1 calendar following the cancellation of other races, with Codemasters’ team of designers working to get the tracks included on the game.<br>EA Sports and ...

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Verstappen was handed a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Russia after the stewards deemed he was predominantly to blame for the accident with Lewis Hamilton at Monza.<br>Red Bull's senior chiefs Christian Horner and Helmut Marko both insisted in the aftermath of the clash that it was nothing more than a racing incident.<br>But for Mercedes, well aware of how much Red Bull backs its ...

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Verstappen was handed a three-place grid drop for the next race in Russia after the FIA deemed that he was predominantly to blame for the clash with Hamilton at Monza.<br>The two world title protagonists had been battling wheel-to-wheel through the first chicane at the Italian track when Verstappen, trying to hold his line around the outside, was launched in the air over a kerb and went over the ...

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At Monza Ricciardo snatched the lead away from Red Bull's polesitter Max Verstappen at the start and managed to keep the Dutchman at bay during the first stint.<br>After Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton collided, Norris made it a McLaren 1-2, which the pair defended from Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull's Sergio Perez until the finish.<br>Ricciardo's win is McLaren's first since the 2012 ...

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The world champion came together with Verstappen on lap 26 of the race, as they ran side-by-side in their battle for position at Monza's first chicane.<br>Verstappen had been trying to go around the outside of Hamilton, when he bounced over a kerb and was launched in to the air and over the top of his Mercedes rival.<br>Hamilton was struck on the head by Verstappen's right rear wheel, and has been ...

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The Dutchman and Hamilton collided at the first chicane on lap 26 of the Italian Grand Prix, just after a sequence of pitstops.<br>Hamilton had emerged ahead of Verstappen and held the inside line in to the first chicane, with his rival trying to go around the outside and claim the apex for the second part of the sequence.<br>But Verstappen ran wide and bounced over a kerb, which launched him up ...

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Hamilton and Verstappen collided while battling for position at the first chicane midway through the Italian Grand Prix, forcing both drivers to retire from the race.<br>The accident saw Verstappen's Red Bull car end up on top of Hamilton's Mercedes, with the slow-motion replays showing one of Verstappen's wheels making contact with the top of Hamilton's helmet. The majority of the impact was ...

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In the 26th lap of the Monza race, just before the halfway mark, Hamilton came out of the pits ahead of Verstappen, who had lost time earlier due to a slow pitstop.<br>Hamilton kept a tight inside line through Turn 1 while Verstappen launched an attack on the outside, which would become the inside through the second part of Monza's tight chicane.<br>But as Hamilton gradually closed the door ...

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Verstappen and Hamilton retired from the race after colliding when battling for position on lap 26.<br>Hamilton exited the pits and took the inside line into Turn 1 to defend the position from Verstappen, who ran over the kerbs and collided with Hamilton's car.<br>Verstappen claimed afterwards that Hamilton had squeezed him and left no space, while Hamilton said that Verstappen knew what was going ...

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The Dutchman and title rival Hamilton were battling for position on track at Monza following the first round of pitstops as they ran wheel-to-wheel after the pitlane exit.<br>Hamilton defended the inside into the first chicane, with Verstappen attempting to go around the outside and claim the apex for the left handed exit.<br>However, he ended up bouncing over the kerbs and was launched over ...

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Hamilton and Verstappen collided while battling for position at the first chicane midway through the race at Monza, forcing them both to retire.<br>Hamilton exited the pits and tried to defend his position from Verstappen, taking the inside line into the first corner.<br>This left Verstappen looking to get the inside line for Turn 2, only for him to run over the kerbs at the corner and continue ...

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Ricciardo controlled proceedings at Monza after taking the lead from Max Verstappen on the opening lap, with the pressure then easing after Verstappen and title rival Lewis Hamilton collided, bringing out a mid-race safety car.<br>Ricciardo kept a stable gap to McLaren teammate Lando Norris behind in the final 23 laps of green flag running, leading him home to score a 1-2 for the team.<br>It marks ...

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Ricciardo led home his teammate Lando Norris in a McLaren 1-2, with Valtteri Bottas ending up third after making excellent progress up the order in the race's opening half after starting last and then capitalising on the chaos that followed the incident that eliminated Verstappen and Hamilton.<br>That happened at the very end of the race's pitstop phase, with the Mercedes driver coming out of the ...

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The world title protagonists had been locked in a tight fight with McLaren duo Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris for the top four positions at Monza during the early phase of the race.<br>Following the first round of stops, with Ricciardo leading, Hamilton emerged from the pits in a net third just ahead of Verstappen as they went down to the first chicane on lap 26.<br>As Hamilton moved to squeeze ...

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Gasly qualified sixth on Friday at Monza, only to pick up front wing damage on the opening lap of the sprint race, causing him to crash at Curva Grande.<br>With Gasly due to start Sunday's grand prix from last place on the grid, prompting AlphaTauri to take advantage of the situation and take an additional power unit.<br>FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer confirmed in the build-up to the race that ...

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F1 introduced a version of the technology that has been used in Formula E since the start of 2020 at last month's Belgian Grand Prix, with Fernando Alonso's helmet being fitted with the 2.5g camera that has been produced in conjunction of Bell Helmets for practice running at Spa. <br>Russell became the first driver to wear the camera in a race setting during the sprint qualifying race at ...

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The four-time world champion is in talks with Aston Martin to finalise an extension of the long-term deal that was originally signed for the start of this season.<br>With the terms of the contract requiring options to be taken up on both sides to roll into its second year, the two parties need to finalise certain aspects before the deal is set in stone.<br>But the delays in sorting matters out ...

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F1 is set for its latest crunch meeting on Sunday over the upcoming engine formula that looks set for introduction in 2026.<br>F1's engine manufacturers have been discussing options to make a simpler, more sustainable and cost-efficient power unit, attracting interest from outside parties.<br>One of the most interested parties is the VW Group, which had two of its brands - Audi and Porsche - ...

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A far from exciting sprint qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix led to criticisms from fans, some drivers and team bosses about the current format not working.<br>But, as revealed by Motorsport.com on Thursday, one possibility being looked at for 2022 is to move away from using the sprint race to decide the grid for Sunday.<br>Instead, the Saturday sprint event could become completely standalone ...

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen will line up on pole position ahead of McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris.<br>Although Valtteri Bottas won the second-ever F1 Sprint on Saturday, but a penalty for a change of power unit will drop him to the back of the grid.<br>His Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton starts fourth, three places behind his title rival Verstappen.<br>When is the Formula 1 Italian ...

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Sainz lost control in the middle part of the Ascari chicane and had a heavy head-on impact with a single-layer tyre barrier on the left-hand side of the track, which wiped the nose off his Ferrari and damaged its front suspension.<br>It was the Spaniard's second crash in two weekends, after he shunted out of FP3 at Zandvoort's banked Turn 3.<br>The car was repaired in time for the 18-lap sprint ...

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Hamilton lined up second on the grid behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas for the 18-lap sprint race on Saturday evening, giving him a chance to pick up some crucial points in the F1 title race.<br>But a poor getaway saw him slip behind Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris on the run down to Turn 1.<br>Hamilton had hoped to leapfrog the McLarens on the restart following an early ...

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F1 staged its second sprint race on Saturday at Monza after debuting the format at Silverstone earlier this year, holding a 100km race to set the grid for Sunday's grand prix.<br>The sprint race offered few on-track overtakes and has drawn criticism from fans, while Red Bull's Sergio Perez called it "very boring" under its current format.<br>Alpine driver Alonso was one of the few drivers to make ...

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Verstappen will start Sunday's race from pole position because of sprint race winner Valtteri Bottas dropping to the rear of the field thanks to Mercedes giving him a fourth 2021 engine ahead of Friday evening qualifying, which the Finn also topped.<br>Lewis Hamilton, who finished the sprint race in fifth after making a poor start, reckons Verstappen's position at the head of the pack for the ...

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The Mercedes driver will not be officially credited with pole for the Monza event after the FIA decided that the accolade would usually go to the winner of F1 sprint events, which are being trialled at three events this season.<br>But Mercedes’ decision to give Bottas his fourth engine of 2021 ahead of Friday evening qualifying – something team trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin ...

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The Monza sprint has been criticised by fans and even drivers after a perceived lack of action on the track.<br>The event also served to split title contenders Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton on the grid for Sunday's Grand Prix.<br>Having qualified second and third, they will now be separated by the McLarens of Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris on Sunday, with Verstappen first and Hamilton ...

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F1 staged its second sprint race on Saturday at Monza after debuting the 100km event at Silverstone back in July, setting the grid for the Sunday grand prix after holding qualifying on Friday.<br>But, just as at Silverstone, the Monza sprint race failed to offer much on-track action, with only a handful of overtakes taking place after the first lap.<br>Red Bull driver Perez started and finished ...

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Hamilton made a poor start from the front row of the grid at Monza and dropped down to fifth place after the first lap.<br>While his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was able to control things at the front and charge on to take a win ahead of Max Verstappen, Hamilton found himself trapped behind the McLarens of Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris.<br>Although the world champion was able to get ...

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Bottas and Mercedes teammate Hamilton locked out the front row for the start of the sprint race, only for Hamilton to make a poor start and drop to fifth place on the opening lap.<br>Bottas dominated proceedings in the 18-lap race, going lights-to-flag for the win and three bonus points, but will not start from pole tomorrow because of a grid penalty for taking a new power unit.<br>It means ...

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Daniel Ricciardo finished third for McLaren ahead of his teammate Lando Norris, who kept Hamilton at bay for the duration of the race, which was disrupted by a first-lap crash for 2020 Monza winner Pierre Gasly.<br>The result means Verstappen will start Sunday's grand prix from the front of the grid, with Ricciardo alongside him on the front row, as Bottas will drop to the rear of the field for ...

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