No circuit has hosted more world championship grands prix than Monza. The parkland circuit has produced some of the greatest moments in motor-racing history, be they tremendous finishes, momentous achievements or outpourings of great emotion.
Whether this weekend's race will provide such a moment, only time will tell. But in the build-up to Sunday's race, what better way to tune into the history of one of the sport's greatest tracks then relive some of its greatest moments?
Fangio, Farina on the left © LAT
10. The first world champion (1950)
Alfa Romeo's famous 'three fs' - Juan Manuel Fangio, Giuseppe Farina and Luigi Fagioli - each headed into the final race of the inaugural world championship season at Monza with a shot at being crowned. As the senior driver, Farina was always the favourite, even though Fangio was the faster driver, and it was the wild man of the pre-war era who prevailed.
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Edd Straw is Editor-in-Chief of Autosport, overseeing both print and digital versions of the brand. Edd has worked for Autosport since joining as a junior reporter in 2002. He became Editor in November 2014, having previously worked as National Editor, News Editor and Grand Prix Editor.
Originally from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, he joined Autosport shortly after graduating from university. He went on to cover a wide range of categories from club motorsport to the World Touring Car Championship and Le Mans to Formula 3 before switching to F1 full-time at the 2008 French Grand Prix. He continues to cover a range of international events in his position as Editor-in-Chief.
In his spare time, he was formerly a club racer whose abilities did not match his enthusiasm in a variety of categories.