Buoyed by Lotus' performance in Belgium, Romain Grosjean believes that he can repeat his top three finish when F1 hits Monza for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix. 
Despite a crackdown on what assistance can be given to drivers before and during a grand prix, few F1 insiders expect the radio silence to have a long-lasting effect. 
Force India boss Vijay Mallya has stressed the need for both cars to see the chequered flag in the battle to unseat Lotus from fifth place in the F1 constructors' standings.
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi, still on a high after Romain Grosjean's Spa podium, is in fighting mood ahead of F1's trip to Italy. 
Lewis Hamilton turns up the pace ahead of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, while Fernando Alonso is sidelined by technical issues. 
Pastor Maldonado says he is already looking forward after suffering a costly crash during first free practice at Spa-Francorchamps. 
Nico Rosberg completed a clean sweep of Friday F1 practice at Spa-Francorchamps, but not without another problem as he suffered a high-speed tyre failure. 
Despite losing track time with mechanical issues, Nico Rosberg turns in the fastest FP1 time at Spa-Francorchamps, as Pastor Maldonado crash interrupts session
Romain Grosjean may have been a contender for Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari seat but, with the Finn re-signed, faces another year in F1's waiting room.