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The 2018 Italian Grand Prix (formally the Formula 1 Gran Premio Heineken d'Italia 2018) was a Formula One motor race held on 2 September 2018 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Monza, Italy. The race was the fourteenth round of the 2018 Formula One World Championship and marked the 88th running of the Italian Grand Prix and the 83rd time the race was held at Monza.

2018 Italian Grand Prix
Race 14 of 21 in the 2018 Formula One World Championship
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Layout of the Monza circuit
Layout of the Monza circuit
Race details[1]
Date 2 September 2018
Official name Formula 1 Gran Premio Heineken d'Italia 2018
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Monza, Italy
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 5.793 km (3.600 mi)
Distance 53 laps, 306.720 km (190.587 mi)
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:19.119
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
Time 1:22.497 on lap 30
Podium
First Mercedes
Second Ferrari
Third Mercedes

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton entered the round with a 17-point lead over Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers' Championship. In the World Constructors' Championship, Mercedes led Ferrari by 15 points.

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. Car
no.
Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 7   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:20.722 1:19.846 1:19.1191 1
2 5   Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:20.542 1:19.629 1:19.280 2
3 44   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:20.810 1:19.798 1:19.294 3
4 77   Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:21.381 1:20.427 1:19.656 4
5 33   Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:21.381 1:20.333 1:20.615 5
6 8   Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:21.887 1:21.239 1:20.936 6
7 55   Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 1:21.732 1:21.552 1:21.041 7
8 31   Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 1:21.570 1:21.315 1:21.099 8
9 10   Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:21.834 1:21.667 1:21.350 9
10 18   Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 1:21.838 1:21.494 1:21.627 10
11 20   Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:21.783 1:21.669 11
12 35   Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 1:21.813 1:21.732 12
13 14   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 1:21.850 1:22.568 13
14 27   Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:21.801 No time 202
15 3   Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:21.280 No time 193
16 11   Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:21.888 14
17 16   Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 1:21.889 15
18 28   Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:21.934 16
19 9   Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:22.048 184
20 2   Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 1:22.085 17
107% time: 1:26.179
Source:[2]
Notes
  • ^1 – Q3 time of 1:19.119 from Kimi Räikkönen is the current record of fastest average lap speed in Formula One (263.587 km/h or 163.785 mph).
  • ^2Nico Hülkenberg received a 40-place grid penalty: 10 places for causing a collision at previous round and 30 places for exceeding his quota of power unit elements.
  • ^3Daniel Ricciardo received a 30-place grid penalty for exceeding his quota of power unit elements.
  • ^4Marcus Ericsson received a 10-place grid penalty for exceeding his quota of power unit elements.

RaceEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 53 1:16:54.484 3 25
2 7   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 53 +8.705 1 18
3 77   Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 53 +14.066 4 15
4 5   Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 53 +16.151 2 12
5 33   Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 53 +18.2081 5 10
6 31   Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 53 +57.761 8 8
7 11   Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 53 +58.678 14 6
8 55   Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 53 +1:18.140 7 4
9 18   Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 52 +1 lap 10 2
10 35   Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 52 +1 lap 12 1
11 16   Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 52 +1 lap 15
12 2   Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 52 +1 lap 17
13 27   Nico Hülkenberg Renault 52 +1 lap 20
14 10   Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 52 +1 lap 9
15 9   Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 52 +1 lap 18
16 20   Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 52 +1 lap 11
Ret 3   Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 23 Clutch 19
Ret 14   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 9 Electrics 13
Ret 28   Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 0 Collision 16
DSQ 8   Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 53 Illegal floor2 6
Source:[3]
Notes
  • ^1  – Max Verstappen originally finished third, but received a 5-second time penalty for causing a collision with Valtteri Bottas.
  • ^2  – Romain Grosjean originally finished sixth, but was disqualified for a technical infringement with the floor of his car.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Formula 1 Gran Premio Heineken d'Italia 2018". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Formula 1 Gran Premio Heineken d'Italia 2018 – Qualifying". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 1 September 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Formula 1 Gran Premio Heineken d'Italia 2018 – Race Result". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 2 September 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Italy 2018 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.


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