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F1 Italian Grand prix or Monza Grand prix has been one of the inaugural Formula 1 races. Schumacher announced his retirement after winning the Italian GP.

Italian Grand Prix

F1 Italian Grand Prix, also known as Monza Grand Prix, is one of the longest running events on Formula 1 calendar. The Italian Grand Prix was one of the inaugural Formula One championship races in 1950, and has been held every year thereafter. Michael Schumacher announced his retirement from Formula 1 racing at the end of the 2006 season after winning the Italian Grand Prix.

Information

Number of laps 53
Circuit length Circuit length
Race distance 306.720 km
Lap record 1:21.046 - R Barrichello (2004)
First held 1921
Most wins (drivers) Michael Schumacher (5)
Most wins (constructors) Ferrari (18)

Brief History
The first Italian Grand Prix motor racing championship was held on September 4, 1921 at Brescia. However, Italian Grand Prix is more closely associated with Monza circuit, which was built in 1922. Monza Circuit has hosted most races on Italian Grand Prix.

Record Holders
  • Michael Schumacher holds the most number of drivers' titles (5)
  • Nelson Piquet holds the second most number of drivers' titles (4)
  • Ferrari (18) holds the record of most number of constructors' titles.
Drivers Having Multiple Wins

Michael Schumacher 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006
Nelson Piquet 1980, 1983, 1986, 1987
Tazio Nuvolari 1931, 1932, 1938
Alberto Ascari 1949, 1951, 1952
Juan Manuel Fangio 1953, 1954, 1955
Stirling Moss 1956, 1957, 1959
Ronnie Peterson 1973, 1974, 1976
Alain Prost 1981, 1985, 1989
Luigi Fagioli 1933, 1934
Phil Hill 1960, 1961
John Surtees 1964, 1967
Jackie Stewart 1965, 1969
Clay Regazzoni 1970, 1975
Niki Lauda 1978, 1984
Ayrton Senna 1990, 1992
Damon Hill 1993, 1994
Juan Pablo Montoya 2001, 2005
Rubens Barrichello 2002, 2004