Long serving Ferrari president, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has announced that he will leave the Formula One team next month. The 67-year-old was under pressure to quit from Sergio Marchionne, the chief executive of parent company Fiat.
Capitalising on a top-10 start, Sergio Perez finished seventh to secure six points for Sahara Force India at the Italian Grand Prix as the team reduced the gap with fifth-placed McLaren to just one, here Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton turned a poor start into a dramatic victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Sunday`s Italian Grand Prix, cutting the German`s lead in their bitter battle for the drivers` championship from 29 points to 22 with six races remaining.
Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo addressed rumours about his future on Saturday by emphasizing his continuing commitment to the Italian luxury sports-car maker and indicating he had no immediate plans to step down.
Lewis Hamilton claimed his first pole position in eight attempts on Saturday when he finally outpaced his Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg in qualifying on Saturday for Sunday`s Italian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso is not relishing his racing with Ferrari this year and has little hope of success at this week`s Italian Grand Prix, but he has rejected persistent speculation that he is set to move teams next year.
Who does he think can stop him from winning the Formula 1 drivers` championship for the fourth successive year? "Nobody, I hope," quips Sebastian Vettel, who leads the title race by 53 points over his nearest rival, Ferrari`s Fernando Alonso, after the 12th of the 19-race card.