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Charles Leclerc triggers Ferrari frenzy with Italian GP win

'He did a great job, congratulations to Ferrari,' said championship leader Lewis Hamilton

Charles Leclerc triggered frenzied Ferrari celebrations on Sunday after holding off a race-long Mercedes challenge to take the Italian Formula One team's first home grand prix victory since 2010. Valtteri Bottas was second for Mercedes with five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton a distant third after tyre wear took its toll in a thrilling battle with the 21-year-old Monegasque. "What a race! I have never been so tired," gasped Leclerc as a sea of fans, starved of success at Monza since Fern

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Charles Leclerc takes pole for Italian GP after messy qualifying

'None of us has ever seen such an absurdity'

Charles Leclerc rose above it all to secure a second straight pole position and give Ferrari encouragement it can end a nine-year wait for success at its home Formula One race. Only Leclerc and Carlos Sainz crossed the line in time to set a timed lap in Q3. Sorry for the mess in the last lap," Leclerc said on team radio at the end of qualifying.

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Sebastian Vettel fastest in final Italian Grand Prix practice

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was sixth fastest ahead of qualifying

Sebastian Vettel completed a Ferrari sweep of Italian Grand Prix practice on Saturday, boosting hopes of a first home victory since 2010 for Formula One's oldest, most glamorous and successful team. After 21-year-old Monegasque team mate Charles Leclerc had led the way in Friday's two sessions, the German -- chasing his first race win in more than a year -- put his name top of the timesheets. Vettel lapped the Monza circuit with a best time of one minute 20.294 seconds, on the fastest soft tyr

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Lewis Hamilton wins as Sebastian Vettel spins at Monza

Fifth victory in a row for Mercedes at Monza

Fifth victory in a row for Mercedes at Monza.

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F1's Marcus Ericsson walks away from violent crash at Italian Grand Prix

Barrel-rolls several times: 'I don't know what happened there'

Barrel-rolls several times: 'I don't know what happened there.'

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F1 Spa crash left Fernando Alonso's McLaren a writeoff

Halo may have saved Leclerc's life, but Alonso's car didn't survive

Halo may have saved Leclerc's life, but Alonso's car didn't survive

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Hamilton wins at Monza, takes Formula One lead from Vettel

"Mercedes power is definitely better than Ferrari power," said Hamilton after the race.

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The Italian Grand Prix is sticking with Monza (probably)

Legal action prevents the Monza and F1 from officially signing a deal.

After years of contentious negotiations between Monza and Formula 1, the two sides finally agreed to a three-year deal to keep the race on the outskirts of Milan.

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Imola vs. Monza feud escalates over Italian GP bid

Imola isn't happy with the Italian motorsport authority. So it's suing.

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Honda Civic Type R blitzes five iconic European circuits

Honda sets front-wheel-drive records in the hot hatch's homeland.

Honda sent the Civic Type R on a campaign to set front-drive lap records at five European Grand Prix circuits.

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‚Äč2015 Italian Grand Prix is smoke, mirrors, stalls, and stewards

Autoblog recaps the 2015 Italian Formula One Grand Prix, which featured all kinds of drama at the start and the finish, not so much in the middle.

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F3 races at Monza called off due to poor driving [w/video]

A high number of crashes and altogether unprofessional driving prompted FIA race officials to cancel two Formula 3 European Championship races at Monza this weekend.

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Monza in jeopardy as Italian senate rejects bailout plan

The Autodromo Nazionale Monza has been a mainstay of Formula One since its inception, but if it doesn't get the funding it needs, it could find itself in serious trouble - and lose the Italian Grand Prix in the process.

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Monza's Parabolica paved over

There are a handful of corners whose notoriety arguably matches that of the track of which it is part. Like the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca, the Karussel at the Nürburgring or Eau Rouge at Spa. But it seems that one of them is unfortunately being diluted.

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LaFerrari XX prototype pushed so hard that its suspension fails

Ferrari has a real challenge on its hands. It made the new LaFerrari hybrid hypercar so extreme already that it left little room to crank it up to 11 and turn it into an XX development prototype like it did with the Enzo and the 599 before it. So it's really going to have

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These are the 7 deadliest racetracks ever

No. 1 Is Bigger Than 5 Others Combined

The tragic and completely bizarre accident that claimed the life of racer Bobby Goodin at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend serves as yet another underscore to the dangers of motorsport. Advances in vehicle design, safety equipment and emergency medicine have all worked to make racing a less dangerous occupation than it once was, bu

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Watch a Nissan GT-R make up 17 spots on the first lap

By now, enthusiasts should be plenty used to seeing the Nissan GT-R passing "lesser" vehicles on the road – and let's face it, that accounts for a good 99-percent of other cars out there. But what about on the racetrack, where GT racers are all homologated to the same general specifications and tuned with an eye toward fairer competition?

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Caterham previews new concept at Monza

Caterham has come a long way from making Lotus replicas. Sure, it still makes the classic Seven in all its many iterations, but these days the small British outfit runs its own Formula One team, offers the SP/300.R track car, and is partnering with Renault on the development of an entirely new sp

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Race Recap: 2013 Italian Grand Prix is mistakes, gremlins and metronomes [spoilers]

The low-downforce, 5.793-kilometer circuit in Monza, Italy is known as the Temple of Speed, but only a few of the qualifying performances would have clued you into it. Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing chassis' lined up first and second, and it didn't seem like Vettel had to work to

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10 Most Dangerous Race Tracks list sobering to watch

Sadly, the qualities that might land a racetrack on a "10 Best" list are the same ones that would place it on this list of the 10 Most Dangerous Race Tracks. Drivers and the automakers that fund their right feet are drawn to the challenge of conquering the world's most difficult sets of turns, taming the fastest straights and enduring the longest trials, and we spectators like nothing more than to watch them try. That's why over a century of auto racing has narrowed down the list of truly great

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