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Italian Grand Prix LIVE: F1 result as Ricciardo wins after Hamilton and Verstappen crash out

Follow all the fallout from the event at Monza

Alex Pattle,Sarah Rendell
Sunday 12 September 2021 16:33
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F1: A lap of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza

Daniel Ricciardo secured his first Formula One win as a McLaren driver on Sunday, emerging victorious at the Italian Grand Prix as teammate Lando Norris came second after championship leader Max Verstappen and rival Lewis Hamilton crashed into each other and out of the race at Monza.

Ricciardo, who had been without an F1 victory since 2018, started second on the grid behind Verstappen but overtook the Dutch-Belgian on the first turn, before holding onto his lead to ultimately achieve a long-awaited win. Verstappen’s day would only go from bad to worse after giving up first place on lap one, with a nightmare 11-second pit stop on lap 25 preceding a coming-together with defending champion Hamilton. The crash saw Verstappen’s Red Bull slide on top of Hamilton’s Mercedes, the rear right tyre almost scraping the Briton’s helmet. Both vehicles slid off the track and Verstappen stormed off.

Meanwhile, Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas started at the back of the grid despite winning Saturday’s sprint race, with a penalty for a power unit change costing the Finn. But he surged up the standings to finish fourth on Sunday, an achievement that was improved to a third-place finish as Red Bull’s Sergio Perez was handed a five-second penalty that deprived him of a spot on the podium.

Relive all the action live from the Italian Grand Prix, with updates provided below.

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Italian Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo wins – race report

Daniel Ricciardo wins Italian GP after Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crash out

Lando Norris completed a McLaren one-two after championship rivals Hamilton and Verstappen took each other out of the race

Alex Pattle12 September 2021 16:31
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It’s an eighth career win for Ricciardo, who celebrates by doing a shoey – drinking champagne from his shoe.

This is Norris’ best F1 finish, with the 21-year-old Briton having secured a few third-place finishes but never second.

Alex Pattle12 September 2021 15:46
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That’s Ricciardo’s first race win in three years and his first as a McLaren driver.

Alex Pattle12 September 2021 15:40
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Ricciardo thanks the Italian fans in their native language!

Alex Pattle12 September 2021 15:38
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Ricciardo: “To lead literally from start to finish, I don’t think any of us expected that. But there was something in me on Friday, I knew there was something good to come, let’s just say that.

“I’ve just been a sandbagging S.O.B. the whole year – thirds, fourths, fifths... you might as well just win.

“To not only win but to also get a one-two, it’s insane. It’s huge.

“I’m for once lost for words.”

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Norris: “Four years ago I joined the team, we’ve been working towards this and finally we have a one-two. I’m happy for Daniel.

“You wanna go for it, but I’m also here for the long-term and for the team. I’m happy finishing second, I’m happy for Daniel, I’ll get my chance.”

Alex Pattle12 September 2021 15:35
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With third-placed Perez receiving a five-second penalty, the Red Bull driver drops to fifth. As such, Bottas – who started at the back of the grid – completes the podium behind Ricciardo and Norris.

Alex Pattle12 September 2021 15:32
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Ricciardo will also earn a bonus point for fastest lap of the day!

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“To anyone who thinks I left, I never left,” Ricciardo tells the team radio.

Meanwhile, McLaren teammate Norris is ecstatic with his second-place finish.

A McLaren one-two at Monza.

Alex Pattle12 September 2021 15:28
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THERE IT IS!

Daniel Ricciardo wins the Italian Grand Prix! His first victory in three years!

The McLaren man overtook Max Verstappen from second place on the opening lap and has maintained his lead, his teammate Lando Norris crossing the line second following Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s crash earlier!

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