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Italian Grand Prix

auto race held in Italy

The Italian Grand Prix (Gran Premio d'Italia) is one of the longest running motor racing events. The first Italian Grand Prix motor racing championship was on September 4, 1921 at Brescia. Now the race is run at the Monza track instead. This track was built in 1922 and was used for almost all other races from then on.

Flag of Italy.svg Italian Grand Prix
Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Circuit Monza.png
Race information
Laps 53
Circuit length 5.793 km (3.600 mi)
Race length 306.720 km (190.596 mi)
Number of times held 80
First held 1921, First F1-1950
Most wins (drivers) Germany Michael Schumacher (5)
Most wins (constructors) Italy Ferrari (19)[1]
Last race (2010):
Pole position Spain Fernando Alonso
Ferrari
1:21.962
Podium 1. Spain Fernando Alonso[2]
Ferrari
1h 16m 24.572s
2. United Kingdom Jenson Button
McLaren-Mercedes
+2.938s
3. Brazil Felipe Massa
Ferrari
+4.223s
Fastest lap Spain Fernando Alonso
Ferrari
1:24.139
An aerial photograph of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

The Italian Grand Prix counted toward the European Championship from 1935 to 1938.

The Italian Grand Prix was one of the first Formula One championship races in 1950. It and has been held every year since then. The only other championship race like this is the British Grand Prix.

After winning the 2006 Italian Grand Prix, Michael Schumacher announced his retirement from Formula 1. It was the end of the 2006 season. Kimi Räikkönen took over from him at Ferrari for the 2007 season.

Multiple winners (drivers)Edit

Multiple winners (constructors)Edit

By yearEdit

Year Driver Constructor Track
2010   Fernando Alonso[2] Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2009   Rubens Barrichello Brawn-Mercedes Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2008   Sebastian Vettel Toro Rosso-Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2007   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Mercedes Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2006   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2005   Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2004   Rubens Barrichello Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2003   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2002   Rubens Barrichello Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2001   Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW Autodromo Nazionale Monza
2000   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1999   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Mugen-Honda Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1998   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1997   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1996   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1995   Johnny Herbert Benetton-Renault Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1994   Damon Hill Williams-Renault Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1993   Damon Hill Williams-Renault Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1992   Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1991   Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1990   Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1989   Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1988   Gerhard Berger Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1987   Nelson Piquet Williams-Honda Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1986   Nelson Piquet Williams-Honda Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1985   Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1984   Niki Lauda McLaren-TAG Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1983   Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1982   René Arnoux Renault Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1981   Alain Prost Renault Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1980   Nelson Piquet Brabham-Ford Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
1979   Jody Scheckter Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1978   Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1977   Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1976   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1975   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1974   Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1973   Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1972   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1971   Peter Gethin BRM Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1970   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1969   Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1968   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1967   John Surtees Honda Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1966   Ludovico Scarfiotti Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1965   Jackie Stewart BRM Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1964   John Surtees Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1963   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1962   Graham Hill BRM Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1961   Phil Hill Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1960   Phil Hill Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1959   Stirling Moss Cooper-Climax Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1958   Tony Brooks Vanwall Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1957   Stirling Moss Vanwall Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1956   Stirling Moss Maserati Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1955   Juan Manuel Fangio Mercedes Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1954   Juan Manuel Fangio Mercedes Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1953   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1952   Alberto Ascari Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1951   Alberto Ascari Ferrari Autodromo Nazionale Monza
1950   Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Autodromo Nazionale Monza

BroadcastingEdit

United KingdomEdit

Year Network Lap-by-lap Colour commentator(s)
2017 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
Channel 4 Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2016 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
Channel 4 Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2015 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2014 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2013 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2012 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2011 Martin Brundle
2010 Jonathan Legard Martin Brundle
2009
2008 ITV James Allen
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002 F1 Digital+ Ben Edwards John Watson
ITV James Allen Martin Brundle
2001 Murray Walker
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996 BBC Two Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Ben Edwards John Watson
1995 BBC Two Murray Walker Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Ben Edwards John Watson
1994 BBC Two Murray Walker Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Allard Kalff John Watson
1993 BBC Two Murray Walker Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Allard Kalff John Watson
1992 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
Eurosport Allard Kalff John Watson
1991 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
Eurosport Richard Nicholls John Watson
1990 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
Eurosport Richard Nicholls John Watson
1989 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
1988
1987
1986
1985
1984
1983
1982
1981
1980
1979
1978
1977 BBC One
1976 ITV Andrew Marriott
1970 BBC One Anthony Marsh
1969 Murray Walker
1967 Raymond Baxter
1966
1964
1963 BBC Television
1962
1959

ReferencesEdit

  1. One win was during the pre-Formula One era.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Italian GP - Sunday - Race Results". grandprix.com. Inside F1, Inc. 2010-09-12. Retrieved 2010-09-12.

Other websitesEdit