The headline lap times from Friday's afternoon session at Monza suggest that this looks set to be a Red Bull walkover, just as resounding as at Spa two weeks ago.
Sebastian Vettel's best was over 0.6 seconds ahead of the best non-Red Bulls: the Lotus pair of Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.
The longer runs suggest a similar picture, with Vettel's average on the option tyre almost 0.8s better than Grosjean's. We were in this situation on Friday at the Hungaroring, just as we were at Spa. In Hungary, things changed around on race day, but in Belgium they didn't.