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It will be interesting to see how the crowd reacts if Mercedes driver Hamilton leads qualifying and breaks his tie with Schumacher to claim his 69th pole position.
This year's event has an added emotional ingredient with the sport's oldest and most successful team celebrating the 70th Anni of founder Enzo Ferrari's 1st vehicle with their most competitive season in years.
Lewis Hamilton steers his Mercedes during Friday practice at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza ahead of the Italian Grand Prix.
Hamilton was characteristically emotional at the result. "I'm trying to figure it all out right this second", Hamilton said. "Growing up, watching the sport and witnessing greatness in other individuals such as Michael [Schumacher]". It's hard to say something about the performance; it's only the first free practice, lap times don't mean much and we don't know what other people are doing. When Q1 got back underway at 16:40, all drivers initially went out on the wets before switching to the intermediates as conditions improved. "It's great to break this record at such a historic circuit and in such a lovely country", Hamilton, who is seven points behind leader Vettel and can take the overall lead on Sunday, told the crowd.
Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas drives during the first practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on Saturday ahead of the Italian Formula One Grand Prix. They were quick whenever they went out, which is what we expected. "The weather was obviously incredibly tricky for us all".
All of which would have been enough to grab the attention but behind him everyone, it seemed, wanted their time on centre stage.
Cavs Evaluating Isaiah Thomas Trade Over Hip
How's that going to play out in the locker room? This means that they can re-sign him while being in the luxury tax. Professional sports analyst Chris Broussard described the Celtics' perception of Thomas to be egotistical.
The two Red Bull drivers, as well as Sainz and Alonso should reap punishment on the starting grid to have made changes to the engine. This is simply due to teams taking so much downforce off the cars in search for high top speed speed gains down the many straights Monza has to offer. Behind them, however, others had also been making the best of the conditions and they have reaped the rewards.
LEWIS HAMILTON will be out to wipe the smile off Sebastian Vettel's face - by storming to the front of the title race.
Watch the Italian GP LIVE ONLY on Sky Sports F1 this weekend. Verstappen's Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo was third ahead of Canadian rookie Lance Stroll of Williams, French rookie Esteban Ocon of Force India and Finn Valtteri Bottas, who was sixth in the second Mercedes.
The Briton acknowledged their achievement. He was, how can I say, I don't think he was leaving anything behind. "But I think it is the nicest race - we have a lot of support and the atmosphere is special".
Tigers ace Justin Verlander?was also seen arguing with teammate Victor Martinez in the dugout during one of the skirmishes. Twice more the dugouts emptied in the next two innings, a sign that the Yankees and Tigers had some anger to work out.
For Sri Lanka , meanwhile, this series is more than just a matter of saving face after its heavy losses in the Test series. Rohit dug his bat on the ground, dropped it and couldn't land his foot in the crease before the ball hit the stump.
ESPN College Gameday's Kirk Herbstreit pegs Ohio State topping a Playoff including Alabama , Florida State and Southern Cal. Nearly every so-called college football expert has picked the Miami Hurricanes to win the ACC Coastal Division this year.
This storm's rainfall forecast has been quite muddled, as models flip-flopped between "pretty dry" and "very wet" solutions. Minor damage to weak structures, downed trees and power lines are possible with this storm.
As the eclipse approaches, the local weather forecast will be a more accurate indicator of the visibility of the eclipse . Kids will be able to read books about eclipses and art supplies will be available for anyone inspired by the eclipse.
India continued their unbeaten run in Sri Lanka , beating the home side by 168 runs in the fourth ODI at Colombo . The former India skipper also came close to scoring his 3 consecutive ODI half-century but missed out by a run.
This United squad is evolving into a well-balanced set of players, made up of experienced, talented and youthful legs. Usually it would be a player with the most influence, someone who the other players would look up to as a leader.
As of Friday morning, three people have been arrested in connection with the attacks, local Catalan police confirmed on Twitter . In a following counter-terrorist operation, four attack suspects were killed and one died from wounds later.
It's going to happen to people who can least afford them: "victims of the worst storm in this state's history", Barrow said. If the river were to ever breach the nearby levee, Acevedo said he's prepared to protect his home and belongings.
Houston and Dallas have set up shelters in convention centers and Austin was preparing to house as many as 7,000 evacuees. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that there are already 5,500 people in shelters and that number is expected to rise.
McGregor Blasts Mayweather Fight As 'The Rules Of A Circus'
Shields went on to say she felt the only chance McGregor had of winning was if "he lands a lucky punch in the first two rounds". Mayweather, for once in his life, looked sluggish, out of focus, out of shape and dangerously unmotivated for most of the bout.
Majority describe Trump as a 'bully' who 'says what he thinks'
Trump's rhetoric about white supremacists, especially in the wake of violence in Charlottesville, has been far more forgiving . Trump draws less confidence in his ability to make wise decisions about immigration and the use of nuclear weapons (40% each).
Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast
The system is still not a tropical cyclone and the chances for the system to become a tropical cyclone appear to be decreasing. In addition to a Tropical Storm Warning , a Tropical Storm Watch is in place for south of Surf City to the South Santee River.
Apple reportedly hosting iPhone event on September 12th
According to the next iPhone 8 , iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will all have wireless charging built-in, just like Apple Watch . All eyes will be glued to the event on September 12, which will be live streamed online and watched by millions of people.
Uber Picks New CEO, Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi
Khosrowshahi is not oblivious to the transportation industry as he has been heading a travel company itself. According to Tech Crunch , a person to take over CEO role is Dara Khosrowshahi , former CEO of Expedia .
Sindhu trumps Yufei to face Okuhara in the finals
Nozomi was outlasting Sindhu in the early matches but after Rio, Sindhu has two successive wins to her credit. Though I have beaten her (Okuhara) in the Olympics, it is a new match and there will be a new strategy.
Sri Lanka wins toss and bats in 3rd ODI vs
That may be not the same for Sri Lanka after losing two ODI matches and the island nation may have been forced to make changes. He eventually got to his half-century, his third successive 50 against India after 52 in Ranchi and 59 in Kolkata in 2014.
Cool, Composed MS Dhoni Stretches India Lead in ODI Series
India were storming to another victory. "The board has been hugely supportive of everything that I do and what the players do". They were sensible, collected runs in singles and later on played their shots as they inched closer to the target.
Koeman backs Sigurdsson to boost Everton
Only six players took part in more goals and only Everton's outgoing Romelu Lukaku contributed to more of his teams goals (50%). We have different options. "He is one of those productive players which he has shown at Swansea and also in the past".