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In Summary
Hamilton wins, Perez 2nd
Alonso 3rd, Massa 4th
Vettel out after drive-through penalty
Button, Webber, Vergne, Hulkenberg out

BBC F1 co-commentator David Coulthard
"This Sauber driven by Perez is driving superbly. Sometimes when you find yourself outside the top 10 in qualifying you remain a threat. The team could be getting the tequila out later."

John Penna, via text: "Sergio Perez must think to himself, do I want to be a future champion or be a Ferrari driver that won't have a chance and will have to pull over for Alonso."

Danboarding on Twitter: "My heart goes out to Felipe Massa. He had a good chance of a podium finish at Monza. Pity that he's always the number 2 driver."

Matthew Vernon on Twitter: "Bizarrely having not considered Raikkonen, with no race wins, as a title contender all season if Hamilton's in it, Raikkonen must be."

BBC LAP 33
You have to say Jenson Button's championship hopes are now over. The McLaren driver reports he has lost drive as he coasts off the track down the back straight. The team confirm that it's a fuel pick-up problem. Heartbreak for the 2009 world champion

BBC 1532:
Uncomfortable scenes at the McLaren team photo with the crew dressed in their rocket red shirts. McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh hugs Lewis Hamilton, but the embrace is strained. Hamilton, the 2008 world champion, then barely manages a smile let alone a clenched fist when they're asked to cheer by the snapper. Contrastingly, Jenson Button plays the ultimate team player, cheering and smiling with his team - and he didn't even score a point here.

Full race timings
Sunday, 9 September 2012
Conditions: Fine

Pos Country Driver Car Team Grid Fastest lap Race time Points
1 great britain Lewis Hamilton 4 McLaren-Mercedes 1 1:28.427 1:19:41.221 25
2 mexico Sergio Perez 15 Sauber 12 1:27.562 +00:04.356 18
3 spain Fernando Alonso 5 Ferrari 10 1:28.835 +00:20.594 15
4 brazil Felipe Massa 6 Ferrari 3 1:28.914 +00:29.667 12
5 finland Kimi Raikkonen 9 Lotus-Renault 7 1:29.109 +00:30.881 10
6 germany Michael Schumacher 7 Mercedes GP 4 1:27.718 +00:31.259 8
7 germany Nico Rosberg 8 Mercedes GP 6 1:27.239 +00:33.550 6
8 great britain Paul Di Resta 11 Force India-Mercedes 9 1:29.068 +00:41.057 4
9 japan Kamui Kobayashi 14 Sauber 8 1:29.032 +00:43.898 2
10 brazil Bruno Senna 19 Williams-Renault 13 1:28.742 +00:48.144 1
11 venezuela Pastor Maldonado 18 Williams-Renault 22 1:28.053 +00:48.682
12 australia Daniel Ricciardo 16 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 14 1:28.621 +00:50.316
13 belgium Jerome d'Ambrosio 10 Lotus-Renault 15 1:28.677 +01:15.861
14 finland Heikki Kovalainen 20 Caterham-Renault 17 1:29.399 lapped
15 russian federation Vitaly Petrov 21 Caterham-Renault 18 1:29.066 lapped
16 france Charles Pic 25 Marussia-Cosworth 20 1:29.753 lapped
17 germany Timo Glock 24 Marussia-Cosworth 19 1:29.888 lapped
18 spain Pedro de la Rosa 22 HRT-Cosworth 23 1:30.398 lapped
19 india Narain Karthikeyan 23 HRT-Cosworth 21 1:31.086 lapped
20 australia Mark Webber 2 Red Bull-Renault 11 1:29.202 retired, 51 laps
21 germany Nico Hulkenberg 12 Force India-Mercedes 24 1:28.578 retired, 50 laps
22 germany Sebastian Vettel 1 Red Bull-Renault 5 1:28.713 retired, 47 laps
23 great britain Jenson Button 3 McLaren-Mercedes 2 1:28.926 retired, 32 laps
24 france Jean-Eric Vergne 17 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 16 1:31.962 retired, 8 laps


Sergio Perez, Sauber, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Italië 2012


Jean-Eric Vergne, Scuderia Toro Rosso, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Italië 2012


Nico Hülkenberg, Force India F1, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Italië 2012


Force India F1, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Italië 2012


F1, Formule 1 Grand Prix van Italië 2012 (another 'spot the difference' game).......... :D

 
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