Lewis Hamilton comfortably led the sole practice session ahead of qualifying at Monza, four-tenths of a second faster than Max Verstappen.
McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl made it clear he wouldn’t support the introduction of success ballast to Formula 1.
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This afternoon’s qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix risks becoming a “mess” if drivers get in the way of each other while trying to get a slipstream from a car ahead, Sergio Perez has warned.
The Ferrari and AlphaTauri drivers plus Antonio Giovinazzi will wear special helmets at this weekends’ race.
Warm conditions are expected for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix and the sprint qualifying race on Saturday though fading light may affect Friday qualifying.
Valtteri Bottas is anticipating a “fresh start” at Alfa Romeo next season after his five-year stint alongside Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton predicts a strong challenge from George Russell at Mercedes next year but believes the pair can have a harmonious relationship.
George Russell says he will be given equal status to Lewis Hamilton when he joins the world champion at Mercedes next year.
Max Verstappen says Red Bull aren’t planning to change his power unit at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix, and take a penalty.
Max Verstappen says his former Red Bull team mate Alexander Albon deserves his chance to return to Formula 1 next year.
Nikita Mazepin says there will be no change in the rules of engagement between the two Haas drivers following the incident between the pair in the Dutch Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc predicted a difficult race for Ferrari in its home event at the high-speed Monza circuit.
Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel expects an announcement on his plans for the 2022 F1 season in the near future.
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