Trulli goes fourth from back of grid

Jarno Trulli staged a magnificent charge from the back of the grid to take fourth in the Italian Grand Prix. The Italian stalled on the dummy grid, but rapidly made his way into the top ten to finish one place ahead of team-mate Jenson Button

Trulli goes fourth from back of grid

"I thought I'd lost everything at the start," said a delighted Trulli. "First gear didn't engage properly when I went through the launch process, so I had to start from the back. After that, finishing fourth was pretty unexpected!

"Salo was holding me up during the first part of the race, so we decided to modify our strategy and stop earlier than planned. It was the right choice, and it meant we were able to score some points.

Team-mate Button was no less surprised at his fifth place after a far from perfect weekend.

"Not a bad race and a pretty unexpected result," enthused Button. "The race wasn't that exciting. After the start I had to get into a rhythm and look after the car. The car wasn't perfect during the race as I had some oversteer in the first part, which because fairly major understeer after my pit-stop.

"This results reminds me of Hockenheim last year, when we got both cars into the points on a circuit which didn't really suit us."

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