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HindustanTimes Thu,17 Apr 2014

circuit facts


circuit profile


The circuit where an F1 car is left well and truly off the leash. Comprising mostly of straights and fast corners, Monza is the fastest circuit on the F1 calendar. It was here that Juan Pablo Montoya's McLaren recorded a speed of 372.6 km/h in 2005.

circuit news

Vettel closes in on title with Italian GP win

Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel won the Italian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday, fighting off an audacious challenge from defending champion Fernando Alonso.

Hamilton streak ends, Seb thrives at Monza

Hamilton concedes title bid is over

Vettel tops second free practice

Peerless Vettel emulates Senna’s pole mark

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circuit race records

Year Winner Team Time
2012 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 1:19:41.221
2010 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 93:11.803
2009 Mark Webber Red Bull 92:23.081
2008 Felipe Massa Ferrari 94:11.435
2007 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 88:15.270
2006 Felipe Massa Ferrari 91:53.751
2005 Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren 89:20.574
2004 Juan Pablo Montoya Williams 98:01.451
2003 Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan 91:17.748
2002 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 91:43.663
2001 David Coulthard McLaren 99:834

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F1 car vrooms on Rajpath
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In the know
Every racer's first step

In this week's column, I thought I would look at the most basic form of motorsport  - Go-Karting. When I was 6 year's old, my parents gave me a small cadet kart as a birthday present. Karun Chandhok writes.

In The Know
One for the road...

As I write on board the flight to Singapore for the Grand Prix, I thought it's a good time to go slightly off track with this week's column and talk about the travel in F1! Karun Chandhok writes. Going the distance
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Never thought I'd race in an Indian GP, says Narain

Narain Karthikeyan
"Since the day I started racing, I dreamt of being in the Formula One," said Narain Karthikeyan. "But never in my wildest dream did I think of racing in an Indian GP." That's how the country's first F1 racer wants to sum up his excitement about the upcoming event next month. "It's going to be the most special thing in my life," he added.

Formula One driver regimen

It’s not all glamour for the Formula One drivers who endure demanding conditions while in the cockpit. They’re subjected to incredible wear-and-tear. HT reveals their fitness regimens.

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