POWER RANKINGS: Italy
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2017 Constructor’s Championship After Italy
- Mercedes (NC)
- Ferrari (NC)
- Red Bull (NC)
- Force India (NC)
- Williams (NC)
- Toro Rosso (NC)
- Haas (NC)
- Renault (NC)
- McLaren (NC)
- Sauber (NC)
The Rankings reflect no movement in following the last race at Spa.
Driver Rankings After Italy
- Lewis Hamilton takes the number one spot in the Driver’s Championship for the first time in 2017 thanks to his sixth win of the season at Monza.
- Sebastian Vettel appears in second place for the first time this year, but he’s only three points out to Hamilton, for now.
- Valtteri Bottas remains third, looking less like a title contender and more like Best Supporting Driver. Not that there is anything wrong with that.
- Daniel Ricciardo still fourth but is only six points over fifth–place Kimi Raikkonen.
- Kimi Raikkonen stays in fifth–place, again.
- Max Verstappen – very popular for a sixth-place driver with the fewest laps run.
- Sergio Perez leads his teammate Ocon by only three points.
- Esteban Ocon looks poised to step up to seventh. Woo hoo!
- Carlos Sainz, still ninth, but may be tenth if Hulkenberg keeps finishing so well.
- Nico Hulkenberg holds onto tenth only two points from Sainz.
Our rankings resume in two weeks, after Singapore.
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