Vettel is three points behind Hamilton (238) with seven of the 20 races remaining; Ferrari are 62 points adrift of Mercedes (435).
After initially hailing the passion of the Italian supporters in his podium interview, Hamilton said: "The team did an exceptional job".
"[Monza was] just an exceptional weekend from the team", he added to Channel 4. "It was one of my own, so you won't know it".
Behind the top four of Hamilton, Bottas, Vettel and Ricciardo, it was Kimi Raikkonen in fifth spot followed by the two stand-outs from yesterday's qualifying - Ocon and Stroll - in sixth and seventh, Massa in the Williams in eighth, Perez in ninth for Force India and the last points place to the aforementioned Verstappen.
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Hamilton established the record in just 201 races, far fewer than Schumacher's 308 but there's a long way to go for the British driver. Thousands flocked up to Monza to see their home team Ferrari get a win but they were not treated to their wish as the Mercedes were the big winners in Italy. "It's been a real constant search and battle for perfection, which is what's been needed to overhaul the Ferraris - because they've been exceptional all year long. We have a strong car and will have a strong end to the season".
Lewis Hamilton is a three-time winner of this race and he comes in as the hot driver right now.
"We got the running done, we got through our programme with no problems". "We are very happy with him".
However, he suggested the Finn remains firmly in the title hunt despite being 41 points off the pace.
The throng of red-clad fans who invaded the track had come hoping to see a Ferrari victory as the automaker celebrated its 70th anniversary.