Relaxed Hamilton quickest in Monza

Lewis Hamilton topped the Friday afternoon timesheet in Monza and admitted he is relaxed about the pace of his rivals ahead of the Italian Grand Prix.
 
After the morning session was topped by Michael Schumacher, with a lap of 1:25.442, Hamilton took over in the afternoon, the McLaren driver touring the Autodromo di Monza in a time of 1:25.290. Afterwards Hamilton said he was comfortable with his car and the closeness of the competition at the Italian track where in FP2 the top five driver were separated by just 1500ths of a second. 
 

Race Preview

Italy will host the 13th round of the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship with the teams making the trip across the Alps to the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Coming only a few days after an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps, the season moves directly to another classic track for the final European race of the year.
 

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