Five themes to watch for in Italy
With its title rivals down the order, McLaren has a big opportunity at Monza. So does the beleaguered Felipe Massa. And is the strategy really as obvious as it seems? Edd Straw looks ahead
After being wiped out at the start of the Belgian Grand Prix last week and seeing his 40-point championship lead slashed to 24, Fernando Alonso lines up 10th.
He reckons he would have had pole position pretty easily but for a rear anti-roll bar problem in Q3. Certainly, had he outpaced team-mate Felipe Massa by the same margin as he did in Q2, he would have been.
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