How Hamilton made it look easy at Monza

How Hamilton made it look easy at Monza

Lewis Hamilton took a commanding win at Monza, leading from pole position and controlling the race from the front. Adam Cooper takes a closer look at the McLaren driver's flawless weekend

In the end Lewis Hamilton made it look easy at Monza, but no grand prix win is as straightforward as it might appear from the outside. Even with the advantage of starting from pole you have to get everything just right, and manage the tyres to perfection over a race distance. And, as we saw last weekend with both his own McLaren team-mate Jenson Button and Red Bull rival Sebastian Vettel, F1 cars can still break down.

But at Monza everything worked out just perfectly for Lewis, and the fact that the three innocent victims of the first-corner crash at Spa finished on the podium said a lot about how quickly fortunes can change in this game.

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