Vettel wins the Italian GP to extend his lead

Last Updated: Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 19:07

Zee Media Bureau/Chaitan Papnai

Monza: Three-time reigning champion, Sebastian Vettel,
won the Italian GP on Sunday.

The Red Bull driver won the Italian GP for the third time in his career. It is his 32nd win. He dominated the race from the start till the very end.

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso finished second at the podium ahead of another Red Bull driver Mark Webber.

It’s Vettel’s sixth victory of the season. With this win, Vettel (222) has now extended his lead over Alonso (169) to 53 points in the drivers championship while Hamilton is distant third (141).

Felipe Massa of Ferrari finished fourth. Kimi Raikkonen, for the second time in a row failed to finish among the top ten drivers.

Bad day for both the drivers of the sole Indian F1 team – Sahara Force India – as they failed to finish the race among the top ten drivers to earn some points.

Paul di Resta retired in the first lap of the race, whereas another Force India driver Adrian Sutil finished 16th. It’s the fourth time in this season that Sahara Force India failed to earn any point.



First Published: Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 20:31

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