The Italian Grand Prix is one of the greatest races in Formula 1 calendar. It’s an institution in its own right – it started in 1921, three decades before Formula One became a regulated circuit – and it has appeared on the calendar in every single season of Formula One. All but one of these races took place at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, also known as the “Temple of Speed”, one of the most beloved races. tracks in the world.
This race doesn’t count for more points than any other race in the F1 schedule, but points are no longer the main story anyway if your focus is on championship fights. Max Verstappen will move to the Drivers’ World Championship this year, and his Red Bull Racing team will take the constructors’ title. Fortunately, the Italian Grand Prix is a big enough deal and is still worth watching, even if the championships are no longer competitive. Last year, to name a few, produced a shocking result when the two McLaren drivers, Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris, finished first and second.
Qualification takes place at 10 a.m. (EST) on Saturday with Next race is at 9 a.m. (EST) on Sunday. It should be a perfect way to start a fun day of watching sports. Here are seven drivers to watch this weekend.
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