As soon as the red-colored lights went Lewis Hamilton looked probably to win the Italian Grand Prix because he powered right into a lead that they only briefly relinquished throughout the pitstop period, to assert his first win in the legendary Monza circuit.
The McLaren driver entered the conclusion line 4.3 seconds in front of Sergio Perez who drove a wonderful race to consider second place, for Sauber, after carving his way with the area from eleventh around the power grid, overpowering both Ferrari’s within sight from the finish line.
The building blocks for Hamilton’s third win of year – his 20th grand prix win and McLaren’s 180th – was laid together with his strong showing in being approved each day earlier after that he earned a fast getaway and try to appeared well in charge of proceedings, growing his pace or holding station when needed. The win catapults him from fifth within the championship standings to second.
Perez made an inspired, brave decision to begin the race around the hard Pirelli tyre, and that he built them into last until lap 28 from the 53 laps race, far more than his rivals who began around the much softer (medium) option tyres. In the finish he was easily the quickest guy on the right track and shutting in on Hamilton in excess of another a lap. Alas, once more (rewind to Malaysia) time went out for that youthful Mexican.
The Brazilian may have done his shares the field of good because he went a powerful second for the majority of the race, before ‘moving aside’ to permit Alonso through.
Monza has previously been well known for pile-ups, mainly in the opening lap within the turn 1-2-3 complex. This season the race was virtually accident free aside from Jean Eric Vergne losing his Toro Rosso under stopping into Turn 1, when something made an appearance to snap powering his vehicle, which in turn impacted strongly and released in to the air before visiting an end, in france they rookie’s race ending around the place.