Interesting Highlights of 2020 Italian Grand Prix

Emma | 09 - 14 - 2020

Here are some mind blowing changes and highlights from the 2020 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix

The 2020 The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Formula One World Championship is an automobile racing championship for Formula One cars which marks the 70th anniversary of the first Formula One season.

The race was at first put down to start in March, but then in response to the COVID-19 pandemic it was postponed to 5th July in Austria and it concluded on 13th December in Abu Dhabi.

1. The 1971 Italian Grand Prix Featured the Closest Finish in F1 History, but Which Driver Won?
  • A. Peter Gethin
  • B. Ronnie Peterson
  • C. Francois Cevert
  • D. Mike Hailwood

There’s been a lot of uncertainty this year. The F1 season was due to be contested over a record 22 Grands Prix, but the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic caused huge disruption to the planned series. Many races were cancelled, others rescheduled, and some new events added to make up for lost ones.

Due to the novel coronavirus the FIA and the promoters have taken some safety measures in order to ensure the health and safety of the travelling staff, championship participants, their relatives and fans. There were some extremely rare occurrences in the past Italian Grand Prix as it yielded many major new entries in the record books.

A new podium combination was displayed according to Formula 1, the 2020 Italian Grand Prix featured the 696th different podium combination in the sport’s history and this was the first time that F1’s fearless youngsters stole the show.

It was believed that Verstappen or Hamilton could set a new outright record for Italian GP wins at the 2020 event but Gasly won the crazy Italian Grand Prix. All these years Lotus, McLaren, Williams and Mercedes were the most successful teams here, having won three times each and  now as Ferrari and Red Bull, who are currently on two wins apiece, could join that list in the 2020 Italian Grand Prix.

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