MOTORSPORT: Oxon teams off the pace

First published in Sport

Oxfordshire's teams were well off the pace in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza won by Formula 1 championship leader Sebatsian Vettel.

Romain Grosjean was the only driver from the county's outfits to register a point, finishing eighth in an Enstone-based Lotus.

Teammate Kimi Raikkonen was 11th, while Pastor Maldonado and Valterri Bottas finished 14th and 15th respectively for Grove-based Williams.

Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde were 17th and 18th for the Leafield-based Caterham team, followed in 19th and 20th by Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton for the Marussia outfit, from Banbury.

Fernando Alonso was second in a Ferrari, with Webber's Red Bull teammate, Mark Webber, third. 

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