Live on BBC1: Sat & Sun 13.00: Sebastien Vettel is a decent 12/5 () to win the Italian GP, where he won his 1st ever race.
3 years ago, Sebastien Vettel became the youngest ever F1 race winner as he collected his first F1 win so the Italian GP is an important race track for him. make the German 12/5 to take another Monza title and the price looks pretty good.
Red Bull tend to struggle at Monza, it’s their weakest track, but they were supposed to be a bit weaker at Spa before claiming a one-two.
The fans will be out in their thousands to cheer along the Ferraris. Fernando Alonso, winner last year, is 10/3 with Boylesports to defend his title while Felipe Massa is a more unlikely 33/1 shot with Totesport but the Red Bull cars are going to take some beating.
With two DRS zones in place this year, overtaking will be common place and congestion going into chicanes will cause plenty of problems. Pole position is pretty crucial and the feeling is that pole winner is likely to be race winner. Sportingbet are 5/4 about Vettel taking pole, which would in turn see his 12/5 for winning the race evaporate.
Jenson Button has been in good racing form lately, 2 podiums in 2 races, and Skybet make him 8/1 to pull off something of a shock and win this event. He was race leader for a time last year before finishing 2nd and their is no reason why he can’t get on the podium again – 5/4 with 888sport. His team mate Lewis Hamilton is 10/3 with William Hill to win but considering he has only 1 podium in 7 races, he is perhaps best left.
Michael Schumacher is undisputed champion of Monza with 5 wins and he is evens with Betdaq to achieve a top 6 placing after his 5th at Spa last time out.