Driver Ratings: Aston Martin's Stroll problem continues as Ferrari move ahead
Verstappen achieved a record-breaking victory at Monza, winning his tenth consecutive race after battling with Sainz in the early stages. Perez also had a strong weekend, finishing second after a tough qualifying session and battling with the Ferraris. Sainz showed impressive performance, securing his first pole position and defending his position throughout the race. Leclerc struggled initially with the wrong setup choice but showed good pace later on. Russell had a solid weekend, qualifying well and competing with Perez for a top position. Hamilton faced grip issues in qualifying but recovered to finish sixth. Albon had another strong race, collecting more points for Williams. Norris had a challenging weekend, being outperformed by his teammate in qualifying but managing to overtake him during the race. Alonso impressed with a ninth-place finish in a difficult weekend for Aston Martin. Bottas did well to secure a point after a strong Sunday performance. Sargeant struggled compared to his teammate, while Lawson impressed in only his second race. Piastri missed out on potential points due to an incident with Hamilton. Stroll had a poor weekend, starting 20th on the grid. Zhou had a quiet weekend at Monza, not matching his teammate’s performance. Alpine seemed to have the slowest car, mainly due to engine performance. Gasly had a strong performance, maximizing his results. Hulkenberg dropped down the field due to tire wear issues. Magnussen struggled for pace throughout the weekend compared to his teammate. Ocon’s qualifying off affected his performance, and he retired from the race early. Tsunoda had a technical issue and didn’t start the race.