The hair-raising speeds reached at Monza make it the most special of circuits. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
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Thundering down Monza's finishing straight at speeds unrivalled at other circuits, Formula One drivers both make history and zoom past it.That and the hair-raising speeds reached at Monza make it the most special of circuits.F1 commercial boss Bernie Ecclestone seems to measure Monza's worth solely in dollars and cents. The fastest circuit on the F1 calendar, Monza has seen tragedy, too. Wolfgang von Trips and 15 spectators were killed when his Ferrari disintegrated and plowed into the crowds in 1961, which proved to be the last year that Monza's treacherous banked curves were used in F1.Fittingly, it was an Italian, Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene, who best expressed how the loss of Monza would, if it comes to that, ultimately hurt Ecclestone's F1 cash machine.
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