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Lewis Hamilton was the best driver at the Italian Grand Prix (1)

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Lewis Hamilton claimed his sixth victory of the 2014 Formula One season on Sunday at Monza, taking advantage of teammate Nico Rosberg's mistake as he surrendered the lead of the race with an error on lap 29.

Rosberg error

Rosberg responded to the great pressure applied by Hamilton by going straight on at the chicane at the end of the pit straight, allowing Hamilton, who had started from pole but slipped to fourth after a bad start, to seize the initiative.  

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It was a strong recovery drive from Hamilton while it was a sign of weakness in Rosberg and his title credentials. However, the German still holds a 22-point lead in the standings.

Impressive drives

There were other impressive drives in what was a fantastic race, as Felipe Massa of the Williams team secured his first podium of the season.

For Ferrari it was a disaster of a weekend at their home circuit as they collected just two points - those from the car of Kimi Raikkonen as Fernando Alonso was forced to retire.

Monza certainly delivered some exciting wheel-to-wheel action, but who will make the GMS top five?

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