Mercedes: A frustrating race because we had a very quick car 8 September, 2013 Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton finished the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in sixth and ninth places today. Nico took P6 at the finish after running a one-stop strategy (option/prime), pitting on lap 26
At that stop, the team delivered the race's fastest pit lane time of 24.079 seconds
Lewis suffered a slow right-front puncture on his first set of prime tyres that forced him to make an early stop on lap 13
This meant the team had to convert to a two-stop strategy and Lewis pitted again on lap 38, fitting options each time
On the charging drive that followed, he set the fastest lap of the race in 1:25.849 on lap 51...
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