F1 2016: Rosberg claims Italian GP win

Lewis Hamilton finishes second, with Sebastian Vettel third for Ferrari

Overdrive September 05, 2016 02:28:19 IST
F1 2016: Rosberg claims Italian GP win

The 2016 Italian Grand Prix at Monza saw a terrific drive from Mercedes AMG F1's Nico Rosberg. A drive that saw him through to the top step of the podium, and also saw him close the gap to championship leader Lewis Hamilton. The difference in points between the team-mates, as F1 heads to Singapore, is now down to just two.

The race was Hamilton's to throw away. Starting from pole, Lewis messed up his race when the five red lights went out, allowing Rosberg to move into the lead at the first corner. The defending world champion slipped...

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