Formula 1 2021 continues this weekend with the Italian Grand Prix taking center stage at Monza.
The battle for the Drivers’ Championship and Constructors’ Championship took a new turn last weekend when Red Bull’s Max Verstappen reclaimed the lead with a win in front of his fans at the Grand Prix of the Netherlands.
Verstappen took advantage of Hamilton’s slip
While Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas also took their place on the podiums, the Mercedes duo will now focus on stopping Verstappen in his path rather than allowing the 23-year-old to gain more momentum.
It was also a memorable weekend for Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) Charles Le Clerc (Ferrari), who finished fourth and fifth respectively.
Monza is one of the most popular tracks on the F1 circuit and that means fans can look forward to another amazing weekend race.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of next weekend’s Italian Grand Prix…
Lewis Hamilton signs lucrative new contract with Mercedes, when is the Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix?
Practice for the F1 Italian Grand Prix begins on Friday 10 September and ends the following day.
Qualifiers for the race will take place in the afternoon of Saturday, September 11th.
As for the race itself, it will start on Sunday 12th September with the lights out at 2pm UK time.
How do I see the Italian F1 Grand Prix?
Live coverage of the Grand Prix will be broadcast on Sky Sports F1 throughout the weekend with practice and qualifying scheduled for Friday 10 September and Saturday 11 September.
Preparation for the Dutch F1 Grand Prix will begin at 12:30pm. From Sunday 12th September with lights out at 2pm. M. In Sky Sports F1.
Highlights are also available to watch on Channel 4 throughout the weekend.
Hamilton and Verstappen are willing to push many restrictions to reach the top Lewis Hamilton – Max Verstappen: F1 Italian Grand Prix
The victory in front of his fans at the Dutch Grand Prix meant Max Verstappen reclaimed his place at the top of the F1 Drivers’ Championship with 224.5 points.
Lewis Hamilton finished second in this race and is now three points behind with 221.5 points after finishing third in a row before finishing second last weekend in Zandvoort, with his latest victory at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in early summer. .
Despite Verstappen’s level, Mercedes continues to lead the constructors’ championship.
With the help of third-placed Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton’s team leads with 344.5 points, while Verstappen’s Red Bull team is second with 332.5 points.
Ferrari finished third in the constructors’ championship with 181.5 points.
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