As the 2021 Formula 1 action moves on from the hospitality of the Dutch, Max Verstappen looks to be the dominant force as he took his lead back in the Driver’s Standings against Lewis Hamilton by 3 points. On the other hand, the final showdown of the triple header will be completed at Monza after the iconic Italian Grand Prix. Knowing that each F1 circuit favors a different team, Mercedes are expected to be the influential force in the upcoming grand prix.
The sprint qualifying session will also return at Monza. Furthermore, Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton have each won the Italian Grand Prix for a record five times. Mercedes continuously won this race from 2014 to 2018. The Brackley-based team’s dominance was halted by Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in 2019 and Pierre Gasly in 2020. Having said that, ahead of the upcoming drama on the track, get to know all about the Italian Grand Prix 2021.
What is the venue for the race?
The Italian Grand Prix will be held at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, situated at the North of Milan. This circuit is built in a wooden setting and is spread across 5.793kms in length. And it consists of 53 laps.
What is the Schedule for Italian Grand Prix 2021?
Friday, September 10: First Practice: 06:00 PM (IST)
Friday, September 10: Qualifying: 07:30 PM (IST)
Saturday, September 11: Second Practice: 03:30 PM (IST)
Saturday, September 11: Sprint Qualifying: 06:00 PM (IST)
Sunday, September 12 : Race: 06:30 PM (IST)
What is the weather forecast for Italian GP?
The weather conditions play a huge role in determining which driver could end up winning the grand prix. Talking about the weather condition for the first day of the Italian GP, the first practice session and qualifying would take place in dry conditions. The same dry conditions are expected on the remaining two days as well. The temperature is most likely to be 29-30 degrees.
Where to Watch Italian GP 2021 in India?
The Italian Grand Prix will be broadcasted on the Star Sports Network in India. If you do not have a cable connection, then you can catch the live action from the tracks on Disney +Hotstar.
Who Won the Race in Monza last year?
AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly won the Italian Grand Prix 2020. He was followed by Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz and Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll.
Mercedes- 344.5 points
Red Bull- 332.5 points
Ferrari- 181.5 points
Max Verstappen- 224.5 points
Lewis Hamilton- 221.5 points
Valtteri Bottas- 123 points