Vettel: I'm not the new Schumacher

Vettel: I'm not the new Schumacher

Scuderia Toro Rosso driver has already been often compared to seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher. After winning his first race in Formula 1 at Monza the 21-year-old driver did not want to hear anything about a comparison with country fellow Michael Schumacher.
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2008 Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 15 September 2008

  2. Vettel: I'm not the new Schumacher 13:35

    Vettel: I'm not the new Schumacher

    Scuderia Toro Rosso driver has already been often compared to seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher. After winning his first race in Formula 1 at…

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  3. Sunday 14 September 2008

  4. Overjoyed Toro Rosso celebrates first victory 19:53

    Overjoyed Toro Rosso celebrates first victory

    The overjoyed Scuderia Toro Rosso team was this evening celebrating its maiden F1 victory and the dominance of driver Sebastian Vettel in the Italian Grand…

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  5. Ferrari fails to take advantage at home 19:40

    Ferrari fails to take advantage at home

    Three points for Ferrari in the Italian Grand Prix, thanks to a sixth place finish for Felipe Massa; Kimi Raikkonen finished ninth. After 14 races, Felipe Massa…

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  6. Podium keeps BMW and Kubica in title chase 18:34

    Podium keeps BMW and Kubica in title chase

    Coming from 11th on the grid, Robert Kubica scored the tenth podium of the season for the BMW Sauber F1 Team. It was the sixth podium in 2008 for the Pole, who…

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  7. McLaren and Hamilton count valuable points 18:22

    McLaren and Hamilton count valuable points

    McLaren Mercedes driver Heikki Kovalainen finished the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in second place. Lewis Hamilton, who had started 15th on the grid, ended up…

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  8. Improving weather costs Williams shot at points 18:10

    Improving weather costs Williams shot at points

    Weather played a decisive role in the outcome of the Italian Grand Prix today, unfortunately mitigating all of the advantage gained by Nico Rosberg in…

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  9. Red Bull scrapes a point 18:01

    Red Bull scrapes a point

    Red Bull Racing ended up scraping a point with Mark Webber in eighth after sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso won the race. David Coulthard struggled and ended the…

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  10. Renault moves level on points with Toyota 17:49

    Renault moves level on points with Toyota

    It was a another damp afternoon in Monza as Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet finished in 4th and 10th places respectively in an exciting Italian Grand Prix.…

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  11. Pointless day for Force India 17:40

    Pointless day for Force India

    The Force India Formula One Team has finished a rain-drenched Italian Grand Prix with Adrian Sutil in 19th position. Giancarlo Fisichella started well after the…

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  12. Disappointing day for Honda 17:31

    Disappointing day for Honda

    Jenson Button was the first of the Honda team's drivers home in this afternoon's Italian Grand Prix, when he finished the 53-lap race in 15th position. His…

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  13. Toyota fails to capitalise on conditions 17:18

    Toyota fails to capitalise on conditions

    Toyota failed to capitalise on the wet conditions in today's Italian Grand Prix as both drivers fell backwards during the race with Glock finishing eleventh and…

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  14. Vettel celebrates 'unbelievable' victory 17:01

    Vettel celebrates 'unbelievable' victory

    A delighted Sebastian Vettel hailed an 'unbelievable' victory in the Italian Grand Prix from pole, which established him in F1's record books as the youngest…

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  15. Surprised Kovalainen settles for second 16:47

    Surprised Kovalainen settles for second

    Heikki Kovalainen looked stunned at the end of the Italian Grand Prix having been beaten to the win by Toro Rosso's Sebastian Vettel and being unable to…

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  16. Kubica hails strategy call 16:29

    Kubica hails strategy call

    Robert Kubica hailed his one-stop, long first stint strategy as the reason he was able to climb from eleventh on the grid to finish the Italian Grand Prix on…

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  17. Stunning Vettel romps to record-breaking victory 16:15

    Stunning Vettel romps to record-breaking victory

    Sebastian Vettel took a stunning maiden victory for Scuderia Toro Rosso in a thrilling Italian Grand Prix at Monza to become the youngest ever Grand Prix…

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  18. 13:30

    Photos: Sunday in Monza

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  19. Saturday 13 September 2008

  20. Ferrari confident with race strategy 18:30

    Ferrari confident with race strategy

    A wet qualifying with rain falling in all three parts of the session with varying intensity, which produced a surprising result which is certainly not a…

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  21. McLaren rues Hamilton tyre call 18:07

    McLaren rues Hamilton tyre call

    McLaren Mercedes driver Heikki Kovalainen will start Sunday's Santander Italian Grand Prix at Monza from the front row of the grid. In Saturday's wet qualifying…

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  22. Disappointing qualifying for BMW 17:59

    Disappointing qualifying for BMW

    The whole of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix on the high speed Monza circuit was in wet conditions, which produced a mixed grid. Robert Kubica missed…

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  23. Rosberg strong in wet for Williams 17:49

    Rosberg strong in wet for Williams

    Nico Rosberg mastered challenging wet conditions while qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, securing a fifth place grid slot for Williams' 500th race…

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  24. Renault hopeful starting eighth 17:15

    Renault hopeful starting eighth

    Torrential rain storms made for difficult conditions in today's qualifying session as Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet qualified in 8th and 17th places…

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  25. Rain gives Force India best grid slot 17:08

    Rain gives Force India best grid slot

    Force India has achieved its highest-ever position in qualifying for the 2008 Italian Grand Prix. Giancarlo Fisichella will start from a superb 12th following…

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  26. Webber rides storm for Red Bull 17:01

    Webber rides storm for Red Bull

    Mark Webber rode the storm at Monza today to put his Red Bull Racing car in third on the grid for tomorrow's Italian Grand Prix. Team mate David Coulthard ended…

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  27. Toyota improves in wet conditions 16:48

    Toyota improves in wet conditions

    Toyota improved significantly in today's wet conditions compared to its pace on Friday as Jarno Trulli and Timo Glock ended up seventh and ninth…

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  28. Hondas washed up in Q1 16:29

    Hondas washed up in Q1

    Heavy rain at Monza this afternoon produced a thrilling spectacle for the fans but an ultimately disappointing qualifying session for the Honda Racing F1 Team.…

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  29. Vettel celebrates 'incredible' and 'unbelievable' pole 16:16

    Vettel celebrates 'incredible' and 'unbelievable' pole

    Sebastian Vettel was clearly over the moon having secured his, and Scuderia Toro Rosso's maiden F1 pole position in very difficult conditions at Monza. "It's…

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  30. Kovalainen happy, diplomatic on Hamilton 16:09

    Kovalainen happy, diplomatic on Hamilton

    Heikki Kovalainen missed out on a chance of taking pole position in a qualifying session where his team mate and Ferrari were struggling for pace in the wet.…

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  31. Vettel storms to pole in thrilling Monza qualifying 15:58

    Vettel storms to pole in thrilling Monza qualifying

    Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position ahead of Kovalainen and Webber in the most thrilling and unpredictable qualifying sessions seen for years. Felipe…

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  32. 12:35

    Photos: Saturday in Monza

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  33. Friday 12 September 2008

  34. Renault confident of better positions tomorrow 18:50

    Renault confident of better positions tomorrow

    Renault was back in action today as both Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet began their preparations for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix in Monza. For the afternoon…

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  35. Ferrari happy with practice result 18:31

    Ferrari happy with practice result

    It was a good Friday at home for Ferrari as Kimi Raikkonen finished the day fastest and Massa ended up sixth. "The weather was definitely the main feature…

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  36. McLaren confident despite Friday positions 18:12

    McLaren confident despite Friday positions

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen finished Friday's free practice for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in fourth and seventh…

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  37. Red Bulls happy with Friday pace 18:04

    Red Bulls happy with Friday pace

    Red Bull Racing had an encouraging day at Monza with Mark Webber setting the eighth fastest time and David Coulthard finishing eleventh overall. "The track…

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  38. BMW looking good at high-speed 17:56

    BMW looking good at high-speed

    After the first free practice session was literally washed out by the rain, the second 90 minute session for the Italian Grand Prix was very busy. The BMW…

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  39. 17:48

    Toyota struggles at Monza

    Toyota struggled on the first day of practice at Monza as Timo Glock finished the day seventeenth overall and team mate Trulli was nineteenth at his home…

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  40. Honda feeling more confident at Monza 17:39

    Honda feeling more confident at Monza

    Honda was one of the few teams to do any running during this morning's 1.5-hour practice session. The legendary Monza racetrack was covered by dark clouds from…

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  41. Rosberg encouraging for Williams 17:30

    Rosberg encouraging for Williams

    After a deluge of rain this morning prematurely curtailed the first practice session for the Italian GP, the Williams team took to the drying Monza track after…

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  42. Force India strong in free practice 17:22

    Force India strong in free practice

    The Force India teams recent improved pace continued today in free practice for the Italian Grand Prix at the historic Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Following…

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  43. Raikkonen tops second free practice 16:43

    Raikkonen tops second free practice

    Kimi Raikkonen completed the fastest lap on Friday afternoon at a dry track in Monza. While the first free practice session ended in extreme wet conditions the…

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  44. Heavy rain ends free practice early 12:29

    Heavy rain ends free practice early

    Heavy rain at Autodromo di Monza ended Friday's first free practice session early. The FIA decided it was not responsible to continue the session with four…

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  45. 12:21

    Photos: Friday in Monza

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  46. Unsettled weather ahead? 06:00

    Unsettled weather ahead?

    As F1 returns to action for the second consecutive weekend, the traditionally hot and sunny conditions experienced at Monza may be at risk for this weekend's…

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  47. Thursday 11 September 2008

  48. 14:21

    Photos: Thursday in Monza

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  49. Wednesday 10 September 2008

  50. Raikkonen: We'll give it all to win at Monza 12:51

    Raikkonen: We'll give it all to win at Monza

    Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen failed to finish in the last two races. Even though there are five races left on the calendar it will become very hard for the…

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  51. Tuesday 9 September 2008

  52. Button loves historic Italian Grand Prix 10:54

    Button loves historic Italian Grand Prix

    After racing at the legendary track of Spa-Francorchamps Formula 1 will travel to another old track on the current calendar: Monza. For Honda F1 driver Jenson…

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  53. A snapshot of Monza 05:00

    A snapshot of Monza

    Monza marks a real return to power track territory. The 5.793km circuit in the Old Royal Park is one of the few remaining high speed tracks on the calendar and…

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