MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 07: Jerome D'Ambrosia of Belgium and Lotus prepares to drive during practice for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on September 7, 2012 in Monza, Italy.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates as he gets the checkered flag to win the Italian Formula One GP on Sunday.
In your face
Lewis Hamilton, left, celebrates his victory in the Italian GP by spraying runner-up Sergio Perez with champagne.
Still on top
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso celebrates his third-place finish, which extends his overall lead in the Formula One series.
Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne loses control of his car during the Italian Formula One GP on Sunday.
The men to beat
McLaren Mercedes driver and No. 2 qualifier Jenson Button, teammate Lewis Hamilton -- who earned the pole position -- and No. 3 qualifier Felipe Massa of the Ferrari team, pose after qualifying Saturday for the Italian Formula One GP.
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain steers his car during a 10th-place qualifying run Saturday for the Italian GP in Monza. Earlier, he finished one one-thousandth of a second behind Lewis Hamilton in the final practice session.
McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car on his way to the pole position during qualifying at the Monza racetrack for Sunday's race.
Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil, left, and teammate Fernando Alonso of Spain leave after the qualifying session for the Italian GP. Massa qualified third and Alonso 10th.
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain watches a monitor during the Saturday practice session before qualifying in Monza, Italy.
Sauber driver Sergio Perez of Mexico steers his car slightly off course during the Saturday practice.
Ready to go
Former world champion Michael Schumacher sits in the cockpit of his Mercedes car in the pits during practice for Sunday's race in Monza, Italy.
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso leads his teammate Felipe Massa during Saturday's practice.
A Formula 1 fan takes pictures with a mobile phone through a fence during the second practice session Friday.
Talk to me!
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is interviewed following his practice runs at Monza.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa turns in his top laps during practice for the Italian Grand Prix.
Australia's Daniel Ricciardo takes practice laps for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza on Friday.
Belgium's Jerome D'Ambrosia prepares for his practice run on Friday.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will try to gain more ground in the standings in this weekend's Italian Grand Prix.