Lewis Hamilton claimed his 94th occupation pole living with a blistering final flying lap that living a brand new lap story lap at Monza to edge 2d-positioned team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 0.069s and third positioned Carlos Sainz of McLaren by eight tenths of a 2d. 

Fourth enlighten within the session went to Racing Point’s Sergio Pérez as Pink Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen slipped to P5 ahead of the 2d McLaren of Lando Norris. 

It used to be one more appealing day for Ferrari, however, as on home soil neither ofg its cars made Q3, with Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel ending up P13 and P17.

In Q1 the Mercedes drivers led the style, with Hamilton taking high predicament with a lap of 1: 19.514. Bottas slotted into 2d enlighten, two tenths within the aid of the champion. 

Verstappen, within the intervening time with ease made his formula though to Q2 with a time of 1: 20.193. That used to be handiest appropriate ample for fifth enlighten, however, as third enlighten used to be taken by Racing Point’s Sergio Pérez and fourth by McLaren’s Carlos Sainz. 

Nonetheless, it used to be a much more anxious pause to the session for Alex Albon within the assorted Pink Bull. The Thai driver had his 2d flyer of the session deleted from exceeding video display limits and he dropped to 15th on the timesheet ahead of the final runs. Albon used to be compelled to transfer all over again and he would must get it count. 

That used to be more uncomplicated stated than performed, however, as on the out lap a numbere of cars became embroiled in a tussle for living. In the head it meant that just about all were compelled to abandon their lap and Albon happily scraped through in P15 ahead of eliminated drivers Romain Grosjean, Sebastian Vettel, Antonio Giovinazzi, George Russell and Nicholas Latifi. 

Hamilton all over again led the style after the first runs of Q2. The champion living a bustle-one benchmark of 1: 19.092 to take a seat down almost four tenths of a 2d definite of Bottas. Pérez used to be all over again third ahead of Sainz and Verstappen chanced on himself in P5, 0.057s within the aid of the McLaren. Albon, within the intervening time, used to be in P10 with a time of 1: 20.064. 

Over all over again the final runs seen drivers battling for condominium and a definite tow at the head of the session. This time, though, the supreme complication used to be induced by Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo going broad at the 2d chicane and that moreover ruined team-mate Ocon’s lap because the Frenchman used to be hunting for a tow from his team-mate. There were few improvements someplace else, however, and as drivers fell aid on their opening times Albon went through to Q3 in tenth enlighten as Verstappen stepped forward with ease in P5 within the aid of Perez and Sainz who snuck into P3 due to the his final flyer. 

Eliminated at this stage were AlphaTauri’s Daniil Kvyat in P11, Ocon, Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, Alfa Romeo’s Kimi Räikkönen and Haas’ Kevin Magnussen. 

Be aware limits were all over again Albon’s nemesis within the hole bustle of Q3. The Thai driver used to be seventh at the head of his lap, with the McLarens of Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris atmosphere aside him from Verstappen, who used to be fourth within the aid of Pérez. 

Albon’s lap used to be immediate deleted, however, as he all over again build all four wheels previous the white traces at Parabolica. He dropped to 10th.

Verstappen, within the intervening time, used to be all over again engaged in a war with Perez and Sainz for hundredths of a 2d. And as Hamilton stormed to pole living ahead of Bottas with a time of 1: 18.887, Sainz took P3 with lap of 1: 19.695, appropriate ample to assign him three hundredths of a 2d ahead of Pérez and a tenth ahead of Verstappen who needed to resolve for fifth enlighten. 

The Dutchman will therefore commence at the front of row three ahead of the seconds McLaren of Lando Norris, Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo and the 2d Racing Point of Lance Stroll. Albon will commence ninth, on row five alongside tenth-positioned Pierre Gasly of AlphaTauri. 

2020 FIA Formula 1 Italian Huge Prix – Qualifying 

1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1: 18.887 6 264.362

2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1: 18.956 0.069 6 264.131

3 Carlos Sainz Jr. McLaren/Renault 1: 19.695 0.808 6 261.682

4 Sergio Pérez Racing Point/Mercedes 1: 19.720 0.833 6 261.600

5 Max Verstappen Pink Bull/Honda 1: 19.795 0.908 6 261.354

6 Lando Norris McLaren/Renault 1: 19.820 0.933 6 261.272

7 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1: 19.864 0.977 6 261.128

8 Lance Stroll Racing Point/Mercedes 1: 20.049 1.162 6 260.525

9 Alexander Albon Pink Bull/Honda 1: 20.090 1.203 6 260.392

10 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri/Honda 1: 20.177 1.290 6 260.109

11 Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri/Honda 1: 20.169 1.217 6 260.135

12 Esteban Ocon Renault 1: 20.234 1.282 6 259.924

13 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1: 20.273 1.321 6 259.798

14 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo/Ferrari 1: 20.926 1.974 6 257.702

15 Kevin Magnussen Haas/Ferrari 1: 21.573 2.621 5 255.658

16 Romain Grosjean Haas/Ferrari 1: 21.139 1.625 8 257.025

17 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1: 21.151 1.637 5 256.987

18 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo/Ferrari 1: 21.206 1.692 9 256.813

19 George Russell Williams/Mercedes 1: 21.587 2.073 7 255.614

20 Nicholas Latifi Williams/Mercedes 1: 21.717 2.203 8 255.207


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