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Mozilla Fast Orange have dominated a monsoon effected Italian Grand Prix; with Addison leading his teammate Spargrove seven seconds over the finish line. Despite only qualifying 2nd and 4th, both Fast Orange cars lead the race before the first corner.

Jewel Barclay took pole position, however wheel spin off the line meant he lost positions to Will Spargrove, and a fast starting Gus Addison who qualified in 4th. The weather was very bad, and unsurprisingly carnage erupted at the first chicane. Jean Alaniz aquaplaned and hit the side if Mikko Heininen, who then collected both Adepto's, Alva Askew, Fabiano Donatelo, Cristiano de Costa, and Alvaro Magellen. Miraculously, no one retired from the race; however all had to pit for new front wings.

By the end of the first lap, the Fast Orange drivers of Will Spargrove and Gus Addison were leading by three seconds over Jewel Barclay, Daniel Bruner, Ivan Pruett, and Luiz Santos. Due to the carnage, local driver Petro Vitali had made his way up into 10th; however a brake failure quickly put an end to his race. Meanwhile Nicky Espiniosa's race came to an end, having suffered from a suspension failure. The Lamborghini pair for lucky to crash out, as Vitalio aquaplaned and his his teammate Luiz Santos. Luigi Vitalio knocked his front wing off, however Santos could continue.

Back at the front, the Fast Orange pair were extending their lead even further; while Daniel Bruner was struggling for grip; losing a place to Ivan Pruett. Luiz Santos was all over the back of Bruner, however could not find a way through. On the next lap Gus Addison pulled into Spargrove's slip stream and easily passed him for first place. As the rain worsened, drivers were forced to p0it for monsoon tires. The pit phases were safe and quick, however to the frustration of Santos and Bruner; they lost places to both Subaru drivers.

No one could stop Fast Orange today, as Gus Addison led his teammate Will Spargrove over the finish line. Jewel Barclay claimed third, taking his fourth podium in succession. Ivan Pruett finished in 4th, leading the Subaru pair in 5th and 6th. Luiz Santos was disappointing in only 7th, as was Daniel Bruner in 8th. Mike Nadaruk finished in 9th, leading the recovery drive of Mikko Heininen after the first corner incident.

Gus Addison's win now means he leads the championship  by 31 points with only four rounds to go. The disappointing races of Luiz Santos, Daniel Bruner, Mikko Heininen, and Luigi Vitalio will be highlighted as a crucial part of the Season Seven championship.

Race Results

Pole: Jewel Barclay
Fastest Lap: Gus Addison

01        Gus Addison                                    Fast Orange-Holden   
02        Will Spargrove                                 Fast Orange-Holden
03        Jewel Barclay                                   Nakley-Peugeot
04        Ivan Pruett                                      Peugeot
05        Kyle Aroni                                         Subaru
06        Mika Salonen                                    Subaru
07        Luiz Santos                                       Lamborghini
08        Daniel Bruner                                    Nakley-Peugeot
09        Mike Nadaruk                                    BMW
10        Mikko Heininen                                  Peugeot
11        Luigi Vitalio                                        Lamborghini
12        Niklas Shultz                                      BMW
13        Rico Rendon                                     Koenigsegg-Lamborghini
14        Kurtis Villareal                                     Vagabond-Peugeot
15        James Malva                                      Holden
16        Alva Askew                                         Koenigsegg-Lamborghini
17        Jean Alaniz                                         Vagabond-Peugeot
18        Stuart Watts                                      Adepto-Ford
19        Cristiano de Costa                              Vehi- Cross-Subaru
20        Alvaro Magellen                                  Rock Wallaby-Lamborghini
21        Fabiano Donatelo                               Rock Wallaby-Lamborghini
22        Jeffery Crowe                                     Vehi Cross-Subaru
DNF      Nicky Espinosa                                    Adepto-Ford                                    Suspension
DNF      Petro Vitali                                          Holden                                              Suspension

Driver Reaction

Gus Addison (1st)
Fast Orange-Holden
"Today is what I live for and I could race their all day Monza is such a great track, and today it really suited our car. I was very happy with my start and from then on I was keeping up with Will.Though I was able to pass him on the straight and keep in the lead from their. The media always ask me and have been just before if I have won the championship already; I have a 31 point lead now, however there are still 80 points up for grabs.".

Will Spargrove (2nd)
Fast Orange-Holden
"I passed Jewel off the line and from then on the car drove by itself; that's how good it was today. I was in the lead however let Guss pass me, as were pitting on different laps. In the end it worked against me, however I am very happy with second place today. ".

Jewel Barclay (3rd)
Nakley-Peugeot
"The podiums jeep coming for me at the moment! There was no way I could keep up with these two guys today, our car is quick but not as quick as theirs. There are now only four races to go, I want to be on the podium on all of them and take my first win. What no better place to do it then at Canada, my home race".





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