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The 2008 Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix Thread

Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:01 pm

This is the place to discuss everything related to the fourteenth round of the 2008 F1 season taking place at the Monza circuit between the 12th and the 14th of September.

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The event timetable for the Italian Grand Prix.

Friday
1st Practice 10:00 local time - 8:00 GMT
2nd Practice 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

Saturday
Practice 11:00 local time - 9:00 GMT
Qualifying 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

Sunday
Race 14:00 local time - 12:00 GMT

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:05 pm

1st Friday practice session underway.

A few cars have gone out on installation laps.

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:06 pm

Jenson Button completes two laps.

The track is damp at parts but it isn't raining

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:09 pm

Hamilton and Barrichello also complete installation laps.

No timed laps yet

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:11 pm

The 2 Force India cars are on timed laps.

Rain is predicted in a few minutes!

Air temperature is 22 degrees while track temperature is 19 degrees

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:12 pm

Sutil sets a 1:37.402, Fisichella a 1:37.549

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:13 pm

Fisichella now fastest with a 1:35.779.

All the drivers have completed installation laps except for the 2 Ferrari drivers.

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:15 pm

Barrichello is the only driver on the track at the moment

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:17 pm

Barrichello fastest with a 1:34.374

Sutil returns to the track

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:22 pm

Barrichello improves with a 1:33.428.

Sutil now second with a 1:33.481

Fisichella on the track and so are the 2 Toro Rosso drivers

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:25 pm

Nakajima spins and nearly gets stuck in the gravel.

He recovers. He was on dry tyres and the track is getting damper!

Bourdais goes very wide but recovers, Also on dry tyres

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:28 pm

Sutil now fastest with a 1:32.842

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:31 pm

Sutil goes wide but recovers.

He now pits

Fisichella is the only one on the track

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:36 pm

It is now visibly raining!

Button goes out onto the track

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Postby Ed » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:38 pm

Plenty of spray from Button's car as he starts a flyer!


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