Monza

  • Monza could be dropped from F1: Bernie Ecclestone July 2, 2014

    Formula One may say goodbye to one of its most historic tracks at Monza, according to boss Bernie Ecclestone. Monza's current deal was agreed to in 2010 and Ecclestone said he believes it is unlikely to be renewed when it runs out at the end of 2016. "Its future isn't good," Ecclestone...
  • Hamilton sets the pace in first practice at Italian GP September 6, 2013

    Monza, Italy: Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in Friday's first practice session for the Italian Grand Prix, with championship leader Sebastian Vettel fourth quickest. Hamilton, who won at Monza last year, set a time of 1 minute and 25.565 seconds, 0.035 seconds faster than Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso. Nico Rosberg was...
  • Ferrari dampen hopes of Monza announcement August 30, 2013

    London: Ferrari have dampened hopes of a driver announcement at their home Italian Grand Prix next week, saying nothing was on the horizon. "I'm sorry to disappoint all those with feverish imaginations, who are awaiting Monza in trepidation," the Formula One team's anonymous 'Horse Whisperer' said in a column on the...
  • F1 could lose European races, warns Ecclestone June 27, 2013

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has sounded warning bells for European races that face an axe "in favour of emerging markets" over the next couple of years. "It is possible that Europe will lose a couple of races in favour of emerging markets," Ecclestone said during an interview with the...
  • Alonso says Italian GP was a 'perfect Sunday' September 10, 2012

    Monza, Italy: Ferrari's Fernando Alonso finished only third in the Italian Grand Prix but the Formula One leader declared it a "perfect Sunday" drive in the park, after extending his overall lead against the odds. Red Bull's reigning champion Sebastian Vettel, the Spaniard's closest rival before the start, retired along with...
  • Paul and Nico in top-10 at Italian GP practice September 7, 2012

    Monza: Both the Sahara Force India drivers, Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta, on Friday managed to get top-10 finishes in the practice ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, here on Sunday. Hulkenberg, coming into the race after his career-best show at Belgium, clocked eighth fastest time in FP2, while Di...
  • Barrichello wins Italian GP, Force India's Sutil fourth September 14, 2009

    Monza (Italy): Brazilian Rubens Barrichello won the Italian Grand Prix in a Brawn one-two on Sunday while Germany's Adrian Sutil finished fourth, collecting his first points of the season and handing Force India their second scoring finish in two races. Barrichello trimmed team mate Jenson Button's Formula One championship lead to...
  • Schumi decides to step off the gas September 26, 2006

    Monza: Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher announced his retirement from Formula One on Sunday. The Ferrari driver will leave the sport at the end of this season, following the year-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on October 22. "Michael Schumacher will retire from race driving at the end of the 2006 world championship," Ferrari...
  • Schumacher wins Italian Grand Prix September 26, 2006

    Monza: Michael Schumacher won the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday and moved within two points of Formula One leader Fernando Alonso. Pole sitter Kimi Raikkonen of McLaren-Mercedes finished second and BMW-Sauber's Robert Kubica finished third. Alonso had his race stopped by a mechanical problem on the 43rd lap. Smoke began billowing out...
  • Drivers say Monza not safe enough September 26, 2006

    Monza: Monza is not safe enough and changes need to be made for next year, Formula One drivers said on Friday. "The drivers are unanimous. This track is no longer up to the safety standards required in Formula One, even though it falls in line with the FIA requirements," Red...
  • Speculations soar, Schumi keeps mum September 26, 2006

    Monza (Italy): Michael Schumacher kept his cool on Thursday as retirement talk raged around him at the Italian Grand Prix. Facing a scrum of reporters crammed into a hot and sweaty Ferrari motorhome eager to hear what the seven times world champion might say, Schumacher remained calm and called for...
  • Schumacher retiring in Monza: report September 26, 2006

    Frankfurt: Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher will announce his retirement Sunday at the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, the Bild newspaper reported on Wednesday. "We can't comment on everything. As we said, there will be more on Sunday," Schumacher's spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said. The mass-circulation newspaper gave no source for its...