2021 Italian GP

After Super Max thumping loudly in the Zandvoort stands we arrive at Monza for the 2021 Italian GP! Monza featured the 2nd Sprint Race of the Season. While Mercedes were considered the favorites on this track, the race results proved otherwise. We got the surprise McLaren 1-2 with Ricciardo winning and Lando claiming P2. With both Max and Lewis out of the race there was no one to keep the Papaya boys in check. Bottas in the meanwhile was cutting through the field and went on to claim P3.

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2021 Italian GP Episode Summary

In this episode we discuss:

  1. The (not so) main event (Max vs Lewis)
  2. Papaya Boys in the house!🟠
  3. The Aston Martin – Alpine sandwich 🥪
  4. Bottas on the run to P3
  5. Disrespectful DC
  6. Williams get the ball rolling
  7. Gio shoots his own foot!
  8. Special shout out to Toto! 😷

2021 Italian GP Driver Ratings

Rating scale:
0 – Poor
5 – Average
10 – Outstanding

(scroll right to see the full table)

PosDriverTeamSarang’s RatingAkash’s Rating
1Daniel RicciardoMclaren Mercedes 10/1010/10 
2Lando NorrisMclaren Mercedes 9.5/10 10/10
3Valtteri BottasMercedes 9.5/10 10/10
4Charles LeclercFerrari 8/10 8/10
5Sergio PerezRed Bull Racing Honda 7/10 6/10
6Carlos SainzFerrari 7/10 6/10
7Lance StrollAston Martin Mercedes 7/10 8/10
8Fernando AlonsoAlpine Renault 6.5/10 7/10
9George RussellWilliams Mercedes 7/10 6/10
10Esteban OconAlpine Renault 6.5/10 6/10
11Nicholas LatifiWilliams Mercedes 7/10 7/10
12Sebastian VettelAston Martin Mercedes 5/10 5/10
13Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo Racing Ferrari 5/10 7/10
14Robert KubicaAlfa Romeo Racing Ferrari 4.5/10 3/10
15Mick SchumacherHaas Ferrari 4/10 3/10
NCNikita MazepinHaas Ferrari DNFDNF
NCLewis HamiltonMercedes DNFDNF
NCMax VerstappenRed Bull Racing Honda DNFDNF
NCPierre GaslyAlphatauri Honda DNFDNF
NCYuki TsunodaAlphatauri Honda DNFDNF 

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