The layout used today is very similar to that which Giuseppe Farina won the first world championship on 60 years ago. But even with three slow chicanes installed today’s cars will lap it at an average of 250kph (155mph) – 75kph quicker than they did in Farina’s time.
My inbox is full to bursting at the moment, so in an attempt to make some progress through it I’ve rounded up some of your questions and attemptted to answer them all below. And as ever the F1 Fanatic commenters are on hand to fill in the blanks where I can’t.
Over the final races of 2004 we often saw a very different Michael Schumacher. Was his crash at Monza the moment began to serious consider retiring from the sport?