2011 Formula 1 Racing:Italian Grand PrixSeptember 07, 2010 by Marc Jerbs

On Sunday, the Formula One racing moves to Monza, Italy for the 82nd Italian Grand Prix. The 53-lap race will be held at the fabled Autodromo di Monza.

Two weeks ago, Sebastian Vettel solidified his chances to win his 2nd driver's championship after his astounding win at the Belgian Grand Prix. With only 7 races left in the season, his rivals most now put a string of impressive victories to catch him at the top spot.

Vettel's teammate Mark Webber is also fighting for a 1-2 finish of RBR-Renault this season. However, with a slim lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Mclaren-Mercedes' Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton his team's goal for a superb finish may be spoiled but this three competitive drivers.

Sebastian Vettel leads the driver's standing with 259 points, teammate Mark Webber is at 2nd place with 167 points followed by Ferrari's Fernando Alonso with 157 points. In the Constructor's championship, RBR-Renault has 426 points followed by Mclaren-Mercedes with 295 points; Ferrari is at far third with 231 points.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Sebastian Vettel as the favorite to secure his 8th win of the season. His teammate Mark Webber could be his closest rival for the starting grid at the Italian Grand Prix.