At the Gran Premio Italiano, it was Mercedes Lewis Hamilton who clutched the title at the Autodromo di Monza track. It was a brilliant and confident run from the British driver after quite a poor start from pole position. With this victory, Hamilton managed to close the gap a little with still 22 points behind his teammate Nico Rosberg, who came second with a slight miss of judgment. In the third and fourth spots were Williams duo Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas followed by team Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel.
After winning the Italian Grand Prix Hamilton said, “It was a difficult race, but I came here with a positive attitude and hoping for no issues — I had another one, but pulled through. Clearly today I had the pace on everyone, as well as on Nico.”
Hamilton took 1 hr 19 min and 10.236 seconds to complete his 25 lap run of 307.385kms (191 miles) with an average speed of 374 kmph (232.449mph), while his partner Rosberg finished the race by taking 3.175 seconds more. It seems like there is no stopping for Mercedes drivers, as behind Mercedes were Williams team who finished the race by distant 25 seconds.
Rosberg talking about the moment when Hamilton took the lead, “Lewis was quick and coming from behind, and I made a mistake,” “So that was very bad, and I’m very disappointed. But it’s a great day for the team.”
For the English driver it was his 28th career win and second in Monza after the one with McLaren in 2012.
In the championship table, its still same in the top two positions with Nico Rosberg taking lead with 238 points and Lewis Hamilton still chasing his teammate with 216 points. In the team’s championship, Mercedes on top with 454 points followed by Red Bull Racing-Renault 272 and Williams-Mercedes with 177 points.
Source : CarDekho