Rewind: 2012 Italian Grand Prix

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish to win the Italian Grand Prix. This was his first victory at Monza and the 20th of his career.

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren celebrates on the podium after winning the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren celebrates on the podium after winning the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

IMONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Race winner Lewis Hamilton (L) of Great Britain and McLaren celebrates on the podium with third placed Fernando Alonso (R) of Spain and Ferrari following the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Sergio Perez of Mexico and Sauber F1 celebrates on the podium after finishing second during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren celebrates on the podium after winning the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

?MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari picks up a television camera to film the crowd as he celebrates on the podium after finishing third during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Grid girls line up to welcome the top three drivers onto the podium following the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing walks back to his team garage after retiring early during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari drives during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Sergio Perez of Mexico and Sauber F1 drives during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari leads from Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing leads from Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Jean-Eric Vergne of France and Scuderia Toro Rosso crashes out during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

'MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Bruno Senna (front) of Brazil and Williams and Nico Rosberg (rear) of Germany and Mercedes GP drive side by side during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing drives during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren drives on his way to winning the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

@MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Lewis Hamilton (L) of Great Britain and McLaren and Felipe Massa (R) of Brazil and Ferrari leads the field into the first corner at the start of the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: (L-R) Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari and Bruno Senna of Brazil and Williams drive side by side during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari drives in for a pitstop during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 08: Paul di Resta of Great Britain and Force India drives during qualifying for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 8, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images)

AUTO-PRIX-F1-MONZA-ITA

McLaren Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton leads after the start at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit on September 9, 2012 in Monza during the Formula One Italian Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFFDIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/GettyImages

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Start Of the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Grid Girls during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 9, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)

Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 08: Pole sitter Lewis Hamilton (C) of Great Britain and McLaren celebrates with second placed Jenson Button (L) of Great Britain and McLaren and third placed Felipe Massa (R) of Brazil and Ferrari following qualifying for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 8, 2012 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

What to read next

By using Yahoo you agree that Yahoo and partners may use Cookies for personalisation and other purposes