A car like a sculpture and unmistakably Italian: it could have almost been the work of Michelangelo. But it is named after its creator.
After a number of rain delays, Lewis Hamilton powered through to his 69th career pole position, breaking Michael Schumacher's record in the process. The Briton is closing in on championship leader Sebastian Vettel.
Could this be one of the moments that decides the 2016 Formula 1 title? Defending champ and standings leader Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time at qualifying in Monza by half a second over rival Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton led from the front to secure a straightforward victory and take the lead in the driver's championship for the first time this year. Sebastian Vettel was a distant third while the Red Bulls impressed.
A strong qualifying session from Hamilton left the Englishman in prime position to extend his Championship lead, but disaster struck and German teammate Rosberg benefitted.
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