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Italy 2011 - Race results - A first corner pile-up raises the retirement number

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Sebastian Vettel was top of the pile once more, taking a convincing win from pole position. He lost places off the line but fought back with a great overtaking move to zip away into the lead. His dominance left others fighting for position - particularly Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher who kept on finding themselves locking horns. There were plenty of retirements, particularly after a first corner pile-up had reverberations through the field.

1Sebastian VettelRed Bull1:20:46.1722
2Jenson ButtonMcLaren+9.52
3Fernando AlonsoFerrari+16.92
4Lewis HamiltonMcLaren+17.42
5Michael SchumacherMercedes+32.62
6Felipe MassaFerrari+42.92
7Jaime AlguersuariToro Rosso+1 Lap2
8Paul di RestaForce India+1 Lap2
9Bruno SennaRenault+1 Lap3
10Sébastien BuemiToro Rosso+1 Lap2
11Pastor MaldonadoWilliams+1 Lap2
12Rubens BarrichelloWilliams+1 Lap2
13Heikki KovalainenLotus+2 Laps2
14Jarno TrulliLotus+2 Laps2
15Timo GlockVirgin+2 Laps2
Daniel RicciardoHRT+14 Laps2
DNFSergio PérezSauberLap 350
DNFKamui KobayashiSauberLap 242
DNFAdrian SutilForce IndiaLap 110
DNFMark WebberRed BullLap 60
DNFJérôme D'AmbrosioVirginLap 31
DNFVitaly PetrovRenaultLap 10
DNFNico RosbergMercedesLap 10
DNFTonio LiuzziHRTLap 10

Note: Daniel Ricciardo didn't get off the grid successfully, but was able to get going again. He was many laps down, but kept on going for the mileage and experience. By the end of the race, he did cross the finish line but had not completed enough laps to be classified.

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