F1 2016: Rosberg claims Italian GP win
Lewis Hamilton finishes second, with Sebastian Vettel third for Ferrari
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...
McLaren driver Lando Norris took pole after timing his final fast lap to perfection, in the dying seconds of the session after switching to slick tires as the racing line dried.
Aston Martin, formerly known as Racing Point, currently sit seventh in the constructors' championship, with Vettel recording their best result — finishing second in Azerbaijan.
Hamilton turned Verstappen's five-point championship lead into a two-point lead of his own as the Dutch driver finished second after a dramatic drive from last on the grid.