NEWS

Hamilton extended his recent stranglehold on pole, while Raikkonen and Vettel gave Ferrari fans something to cheer about at their home Italian GP by qualifying second and third.  More

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton remained fastest in the third and final practice session Saturday for the Italian Grand Prix, which saw the track quickly dried following a morning thunderstorm.  More

With Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dominating practice for the Italian Grand Prix, Mercedes is on track for its 23rd consecutive pole position Saturday.  More

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dominated the opening practice session for the Italian Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel spun out at low speed after setting the third-fastest time in his Ferrari.  More

Pirelli blamed debris on the track and prolonged usage for a "highly unusual number of cuts" at Spa, which was marred by frightening tyre deterioration on the cars of Vettel and Rosberg.  More

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has a message for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone: "Leave Monza alone."  More

Vettel could become the second driver to win with three different teams at Monza after British great Stirling Moss.  More

Lewis Hamilton tested those curves when he drove an old Mercedes W 196 with British great Stirling Moss -- a three-time winner of the Italian GP -- earlier this year.  More

So far, all Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery has announced is that the company's investigation of Vettel's tire failure at Spa is complete and "detailed conclusions" will be presented at Monza.  More

There is uncertainty as to whether Monza will continue beyond 2016, and Ecclestone says talks are ongoing with both Monza and Imola -- which hosted the San Marino Grand Prix until 2006.  More