Verstappen wins in Monza, Leclerc takes second
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen overcame a five-place grid penalty to win the Italian GP on Sunday in a highly strategic race as Ferrari let it slip on their home turf. Monégasque driver Charles Leclerc lined up on pole position having narrowly beaten Verstappen, who had a five-place grid penalty, which dropped him to seventh. Teammate Carlos Sainz finished third on Saturday, but a grid penalty saw him drop back to 18th.It was English driver George Ru…
Verstappen sticks his finger in Ferrari's wound with a victory in Monza; Sainz, fourth
Max Verstappen 'repeated' the play of Spa-Francorchamps and took the victory in the F1 2022 Italian GP despite starting from seventh place. The Dutchman won in Monza, Ferrari's home, and stuck his finger in a sore that is getting bigger and bigger. On the other hand, Carlos Sainz made a great comeback to finish fourth and Fernando Alonso had to retire due to mechanical breakdown.