Italian GP (2022)

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Monaco GP to stay on F1 calendar until 2025

Formula 1 will continue to race in Monaco until at least 2025, after a new contract was announced on Tuesday.

Aston Martin: No change in ‘ultimate professional’ Vettel since retirement announcement

Aston Martin says there has been no change in Sebastian Vettel’s approach since announcing his retirement from Formula 1 at the end of the year, calling him the “ultimate professional.”

Tost: Tsunoda needs to ‘get his emotions under control’ after penalties

AlphaTauri Formula 1 boss Franz Tost believes Yuki Tsunoda is “doing a really good job” but must keep his emotions in check after a series of reprimands and penalties.

Mercedes glad to see the back of F1’s high-speed tracks, says Russell

George Russell thinks Mercedes will feel glad to see the back of high-speed Formula 1 track layouts like Spa and Monza as it bids to end its win drought.

De Vries confirms Marko talks but F1 future "beyond my control"

Nyck de Vries has confirmed that he is talking to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko about a possible future with the AlphaTauri Formula 1 team.

Wolff: No better solution than grid penalties for new F1 engines

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks grid penalties are a necessary evil in Formula 1 – as there is no better alternative solution that would not be manipulated by teams.

Kvyat: No obstacles to surprise F1 return 

Daniil Kvyat sees “no obstacles” to an eventual return to Formula 1, despite the ongoing issues over Russian drivers in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

Monza ‘regret’ over poor fan experience prompts fresh questions over its F1 future

Italian Grand Prix chiefs have expressed their ‘regret’ at the frustrations Formula 1 fans endured at Monza last weekend, as fresh questions emerge about the future of the race.

Alonso certain he will surpass 400 F1 races as record awaits in Singapore

Fernando Alonso is certain he will go on to reach 400 Formula 1 race starts as he prepares to break Kimi Raikkonen’s record in Singapore.

Verstappen: Important to enjoy current F1 wave of success

Max Verstappen says it is important for him and Red Bull to enjoy their current wave of success in Formula 1 as he nears a second world championship.

No one could've done better than de Vries on F1 debut - Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes no other driver could have done a better job than Nyck de Vries did on his Formula 1 debut with Williams at the Italian Grand Prix.

Alpine expects ‘massive’ downforce step from new Singapore F1 floor

Alpine says a new floor upgrade it is bringing to Formula 1’s Singapore Grand Prix should deliver a ‘massive’ step forward in downforce.

Shwartzman set for Ferrari FP1 debut at US Grand Prix

Ferrari test driver Robert Shwartzman will make his grand prix weekend debut at Formula 1's upcoming United States Grand Prix by taking part in FP1.

Giovinazzi set to join Alpine F1 test in Budapest

Antonio Giovinazzi is set to join the list of drivers invited to participate in an Alpine Formula 1 test at Budapest later this month.

Hamilton: F1 2022 win will need luck as Red Bull "almost unbeatable"

Lewis Hamilton admits that his Mercedes Formula 1 team will need some good fortune if it is to win a race before the end of the 2022 season.

Gasly expecting “nightmares” about Ricciardo’s rear wing

Pierre Gasly says that he will have “nightmares” about the McLaren MCL36 rear wing after spending many laps behind Daniel Ricciardo during the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix.

Why Perez’s new-era F1 promise has deteriorated into disappointment

OPINION: Having earned a two-year extension to his Red Bull Racing contract, Sergio Perez appeared to have cracked the team's hoodoo over its second seat. But of late the Mexican's form relative to Max Verstappen has been disappointing, which could put him at risk of losing the race for third in the drivers' standings to George Russell

F1 teams failed to agree on plan to stop races ending under safety car

Formula 1 teams failed to agree on plans to stop races ending under the safety car amid discussions after last year’s Abu Dhabi controversy, according to Andreas Seidl.

Norris: Monza recovery after issues “one of my best F1 races”

McLaren’s Lando Norris thinks his Italian Grand Prix was one of his best F1 drives after recovering from a poor start and a slow pitstop.

Vettel unhappy F1 'neglected' green message for Monza plane display

Sebastian Vettel is unhappy Formula 1 allowed the president of Italy to demand two flypasts ahead of the Monza race as it 'neglected' the series' green push.

De Vries has "nothing else to do" to stake claim on 2023 Williams F1 seat

Williams Formula 1 boss Jost Capito says Nyck de Vries has "nothing else to do" to show he merits a 2023 race seat after his points-scoring debut outing at Monza.

The late-race safety car issues F1 still needs to fix to move on from Abu Dhabi

OPINION: Formula 1’s safety car rules were thankfully followed in full at the 2022 Italian Grand Prix, but the situation reignited the controversy of the ending to the 2021 campaign in Abu Dhabi and left neutral fans without a teased grandstand finish. This then, is the perfect time to discuss alternatives to a much-maligned situation

How Red Bull bucked the Monza F1 trend to win the Italian GP

Formula 1 teams have always revelled in the aerodynamic challenges posed by Monza, with its high-speed nature warranting a bespoke wing package.

Hamilton enjoys battles like Monza "a thousand times" more than easy wins

Lewis Hamilton says he enjoyed his charge from 19th to fifth in Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix, stressing that such drives can be more satisfying than winning from the front.

Ex-Raikkonen F1 engineer Slade joins Haas to oversee Magnussen

Veteran Formula 1 race engineer Mark Slade has joined the Haas Formula 1 team and will run Kevin Magnussen’s car from the Singapore GP onwards.

How de Vries' overdue F1 debut proved him worthy of a 2023 drive

When Alex Albon was taken ill on the Saturday morning of the Italian Grand Prix, Nyck de Vries was thrust into the limelight at Williams as he made a long-overdue grand prix debut. Having been on the cusp of Formula 1 for so long, his stellar run to the points at Monza demonstrated a tantalising prospect for the 2023 grid

Herta poised for Alpine test as AlphaTauri F1 interest continues

Colton Herta is being lined up for a private test with the Alpine team amid Red Bull’s push to get him in to Formula 1, Autosport has learned.

How F1 rules ignored in Abu Dhabi meant no Italian GP restart

Formula 1’s controversial safety car finish at the Italian Grand Prix has served to re-open wounds for many fans over what happened in Abu Dhabi last year.

De Vries grateful Monza F1 'job interview played into my hands'

Nyck de Vries says he is grateful his Italian Grand Prix "job interview" as a Williams stand-in "played into our hands" as questions over his Formula 1 future intensify.

10 things we learned at the 2022 Italian Grand Prix

As Max Verstappen's bid to claim a second Formula 1 title gathers steam, the Italian Grand Prix played host to a fifth consecutive win for the Dutchman. It also featured safety car controversy, a true super-sub appearance and more silly season twists. Here's the 10 things we learned from the race at Monza

F1 Italian GP should have been red flagged, says Horner

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner thinks the FIA should have red-flagged Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix to avoid a safety car finish.

Albon recovering from respiratory failure after appendicitis surgery

The Williams Formula 1 team has announced Alex Albon suffered from respiratory failure after his appendicitis surgery, with the Thai driver having to spend time in intensive care.

Autosport Podcast: F1 Italian Grand Prix review

With Max Verstappen's Italian Grand Prix victory, the Formula 1 race at Monza came to a controversial conclusion under the safety car - but it wasn't the only controversial moment.

Wolff: Abu Dhabi gave FIA confidence to make right calls in Italian GP

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff has backed the decisions made by FIA officials in race control at the end of the Italian Grand Prix.

Italian Grand Prix Driver Ratings 2022

As Monza celebrated its 100th anniversary, the Temple of Speed witnessed two perfect 10s notched up by a pair of Dutch dynamites at this year's Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix. But once again there were notable strugglers who would have been hoping for more

Why Verstappen would have beaten Leclerc without safety car help

The controversy which followed the Italian Grand Prix ending behind the safety car and gift wrapping Max Verstappen victory was expected. But, digging into the details of the situation, the Red Bull driver always looked strong favourite in his Monza masterclass regardless of how the Formula 1 race concluded

Red Bull's VSC plan shows Ferrari's strategy call not wrong in Italian GP

Red Bull has revealed that it would have stopped Max Verstappen during the early VSC period at Formula 1’s Italian Grand Prix if then leader Charles Leclerc had not pitted.

Ferrari says FIA should've done a "better job" with F1 Italian GP safety car

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says the FIA should have done a better job with the safety car at the end of Formula 1’s Italian Grand Prix.

Verstappen: Boos at F1 Italian GP "won't spoil my day"

Max Verstappen says being booed after his Italian Grand Prix win “not going to spoil my day” after the Monza crowd voiced its frustration at how the Formula 1 race ended.

De Vries "spent whole night awake" prior to "dream" Monza F1 debut

Williams stand-in Nyck de Vries admits he "spent the whole night awake" ahead of his "dream" Formula 1 debut at the Italian Grand Prix, in which he finished ninth.

2022 F1 world championship standings after the Italian GP

Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 world championship after scoring his 11th win of the season in the Italian Grand Prix.

FIA explains why F1 Italian GP ended under safety car

The FIA has explained why it didn't restart the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix, which ended under safety car conditions on Sunday to secure victory for Max Verstappen.

De Vries gets reprimand from Monza F1 stewards for 'erratic driving'

Nyck de Vries has escaped with a reprimand after being summoned to the stewards after his first Formula 1 race at the Italian Grand Prix, for "erratic driving".

Horner: "More than enough time" to restart F1 Italian GP after safety car

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner reckoned there was enough time to get Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix restarted again, after it ended under the safety car.

Leclerc: Italian GP fate was sealed before "frustrating" safety car finish

Charles Leclerc admitted that a safety car finish to Formula 1’s Italian Grand Prix was "frustrating", but losing the race had been settled long before that.

F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins Italian GP under safety car

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on Sunday, his 11th victory of the season, seeing off the Ferrari challenge of Charles Leclerc despite a grid penalty and a late safety car.

F1 Italian GP: Verstappen beats Leclerc to win in safety car finish

Max Verstappen produced another recovery charge to overcome a grid penalty and jump Charles Leclerc to deny Ferrari a home win at Monza in Formula 1’s 2022 Italian Grand Prix.

Live: F1 Italian GP commentary and updates

Follow all of the live Formula 1 updates as they happen for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

The simple solution to F1's grid delay "vacuum"

Grid penalties are nothing new in Formula 1, and every year the overtaking opportunities on offer at the Belgian and Italian Grands Prix tempt teams to go for the drop.

Leclerc can't rely on 2019 experience in 2022 Italian GP charge

Charles Leclerc will rely more on his overall development with Ferrari in Formula 1 to fight for Italian Grand Prix victory rather than lean on his 2019 win at Monza.

Autosport writers' favourite F1 Italian Grands Prix

No circuit has held more Formula 1 races than Monza, part of the original calendar in 1950 and a virtual ever-present since. Ahead of this year's 73rd Italian Grand Prix, Autosport's writers pick their favourite editions of the stalwart race.

Norris and Ricciardo expect struggle to repeat 2021 Italian GP heroics

McLaren's Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo believe they will struggle to repeat 2021's Italian GP scenario and hold back faster cars at Monza.

Hamilton might 'watch Game of Thrones' if stuck in Monza F1 DRS train

Lewis Hamilton fears getting "stuck" in a DRS train in the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix coming from 19th, joking he'll take an iPad to entertain himself if that happens.

Tsunoda relieved to lose F1 reprimands at Monza, penalty points piling up

Yuki Tsunoda is relieved to have lost his reprimands by taking a grid penalty at the Italian GP, but inches close to a race ban from accumulated penalty points.

Why Alpine still feels burned by Piastri despite its own mistakes

Alpine found itself unwillingly at the centre of this year’s Formula 1 driver market silly season after the double whammy of losing Fernando Alonso and Oscar Piastri for 2023.

Italian GP: Latest F1 technical images from Monza

Join us as we get up close and personal with the F1 cars in the pitlane and delve into the new and interesting technical features on display at the Italian Grand Prix, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

FIA publishes Italian GP starting grid as Verstappen starts seventh

Max Verstappen will start Sunday's Italian Grand Prix from seventh on the Monza grid as the FIA published the provisional starting grid shaken up by several penalties.

De Vries learned of Williams F1 call up during coffee break

Nyck de Vries learned that he might have a chance to race for Williams in the Italian Grand Prix while having a coffee on Saturday morning.

F1 Italian Grand Prix – Start time, starting grid, how to watch, & more

Charles Leclerc will start from pole position after topping qualifying for the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix. Here's how and when you can watch the race.

Russell ‘doesn’t deserve’ P2 for Italian GP after “frustrating” qualifying

Mercedes driver George Russell says “we don’t deserve to be starting P2” for the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix after a “frustrating” qualifying.