Sebastian Vettel celebrates winning the 2008 Italian Grand Prix for Toro Rosso

2008 Italian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel makes his mark at the 2008 Italian Grand Prix with a sensational debut victory for Toro Rosso in the Monza rain

Afterwards the words tumbled out in a smiling, almost disbelieving, rush: “For sure this is the best day of my life. I kept saying to myself, ‘Still P1 on my board – how can it be?’ The reaction of the crowd on my slowing-down lap, being on podium… it was all even better than I thought it could be. In fact, I had a lot of fun from the first lap to the last. It was just… a very nice race!”

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Circuit - Monza

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Italy

Location

Monza, Lombardy

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.599 (Miles)

Record

Rubens Barrichello (Ferrari F2004), 1m21.046, 159.865 mph, F1, 2004

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