After a thrilling Belgian Grand Prix on the majestic Spa-Francorchamps circuit the 2009 Formula 1 season moves to an equally historic track. Round 13 of the 2009 Formula 1 World Championship, the Italian Grand Prix, takes place at Monza on September 13th. Follow all the action from this legendary high speed circuit by watching the 2009 Italian GP live online at www.watchf1.net. Watch Live Formula 1 online TV feeds and Formula 1 highlights right now. If you have missed any f1 races of 2009 F1 season, don’t worry. With WatchF1.net premium membership you will have the access to 2009 f1 season highlights.
The 2009 F1 season has thrown up many surprises, and the form book was turned upside down at Spa. Giancarlo Fisichella was the sensation of qualifying, claiming pole for Force India. Although he was passed in the race by Kimi Raikkonen’s KERS assisted Ferrari the Italian doggedly stayed with the Finn, crossing the line less than one second behind. You can see if Force India can go one position better at Monza with live Formula 1 streaming at www.watchf1.net. They will be without the services of Fisichella, who has landed himself a race seat with Ferrari replacing Luca Badoer.
Renault find themselves embroiled in further controversy ahead of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. The FIA have launched an investigation following allegations that Nelson Piquet’s crash during the 2009 Singapore Grand Prix was deliberate. The crash brought out the safety car, benefiting Piquet’s team-mate Fernando Alonso who went on to win the race.
The 2009 Italian Grand Prix is scheduled to take place over 53 laps of the 5.793 km (3.600 miles) Monza circuit, amounting to a total race distance of 306.720 km (190.596 miles). Juan-Pablo Montoya recorded the fastest lap in F1 history at Monza in 2002, circulating at an average speed of 262.242 km/h (162.949 mph). Follow the Italian GP live online at www.watchf1.net to see if any of the current Formula 1 driver’s can approach the Columbian’s speed.
Monza has a long history of producing high speed races and close finishes. In 1971 Peter Gethin won the closest Grand Prix ever, with the top five cars covered by just over half a second.
It is near impossible to predict a winner of the Italian GP. Red Bull arrived at Spa as favourites, but had a disappointing weekend. Watch the 2009 Italian Grand Prix live online at www.watchf1.net to see if Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel can get their title challenges back on track. It was at this circuit last year that Vettel scored his maiden F1 victory driving for Toro Rosso.
F1 World Championship leader Jenson Button saw his lead narrowed to 16 points in Belgium, after being taken out on lap one by Renault new boy Romain Grosjean. At www.watchf1.net you can see if the Briton can stand the pressure from his experienced Brazilian team-mate and nearest title challenger Rubens Barrichello. Defending champion Lewis Hamilton crashed at the same corner as Button at Spa, after being driven into by Toro Rosso rookie Jaime Alguersuari. Follow the 2009 Italian Grand Prix live online here to see if Vettel can produce a repeat performance.
Live Formula 1 streaming at www.watchf1.net allows you to watch all the drama of the 2009 Italian Grand Prix online. With just five races left in the 2009 F1 World Championship the season is building to a gripping climax. Watch the Italian GP live online, the final European race for this year. A subscription to www.watchf1.net also gives access to formula 1 full length highlights and live online streaming of other major racing series, including MotoGP and NASCAR.