Lewis Hamilton Profits From Nico Rosberg Mistake to Win Italian Grand Prix

Britain's 2008 world champion Lewis Hamilton bounced back to win the Italian Grand Prix at Monza for his 28th career victory and eat away at team-mate Nico Rosberg's championship lead.

updated: September 07, 2014 19:31 IST
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Lewis Hamilton celebrates his 28th career victory.


Monza: Lewis Hamilton pressured Nico Rosberg into a mistake and overtook his Mercedes teammate and rival to win the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday, adding another chapter to their heated rivalry. (Racecentre)

The key pass came about midway through the race as Hamilton had recovered from a poor start to pull up right behind Rosberg.

Clearly feeling Hamilton's presence behind him, Rosberg drove straight through the Monza circuit's first chicane at the end of the main straightaway and was slowed as he slalomed through obstacles.

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