Mercedes Formula 1 junior George Russell has claimed his fourth win of the 2017 GP3 season at Monza.

Russell became the effective polesitter on the grid as team-mate Nirei Fukuzumi did not start the race due to electrical issues.

He was involved in a battle for position with fellow ART racers Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert and went on to win by 1.5 seconds.

Both rivals took the lead during the middle of the race but Russell was able to resist any challenges.

The 1-2-3 finish secures ART’s record seventh teams’ championship, moving 241 points ahead of Trident with just 206 remaining.

Campos’ Marcos Siebert took a career-best result in fourth.

Trident duo Ryan Tveter and Giuliano Alesi were fifth and sixth.

Sauber development driver Tatiana Calderon showed impressive form at the Italian track for a second straight year to finish seventh.

It is DAMS’ best haul of points so far in the campaign.

Julien Falchero and Kevin Joerg completed the event above Bruno Baptista.

Red Bull-backed Dan Ticktum finished 13th on his GP3 race debut.

Italian drivers Alessio Lorandi and Leonardo Pulcini collided between Turns 4 and 5 on the opening lap at their home race.

Juan Manuel Correa made contact with the rear wing of Haas development driver Arjun Maini which resulted in the end of both racer’s days.

Ticktum’s junior team colleague Niko Kari was the last retirement, ending the race in the wall past the second Lesmo.