Even until the beginning of Formula-1 a new track passing just straight down the street of the city, generated high interest. At the beginning experts concerned only about the turns 8-9, which locate at the walls of Old city, however, soon it turned out that the concerns was not only about one piece of track section, but also a few more at once.
Especially the main directly surprised the organizers, stating that racing cars can achieve on this stretch of road up to 340km/h speed. Later it was officially announced that Valtteri Bottas raced in a straight line at a speed of 366,1km/h, but "Williams" confirms that he reached up to 378 km/h.
Previously, high score was recorded in Monza in 2005, when Montoya achieved a speed of 372km/h.