The Monaco Grand Prix was shaped by two important developments: the speed with which Fernando Alonso passed the slower cars, and McLaren reacting to it by pitting Lewis Hamilton.
Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’15.192 2 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’15.318 0.126 3 Robert Kubica Renault 1’15.353 0.161 4 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’15.503 0.311 5 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1’15.580 0.388 6 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’15.905 0.713 7 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1’15.959 0.767 8 Adrian Sutil … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix fastest laps
It’s not hard to see why so many people are screaming ‘foul’ over Michael Schumacher being stripped of sixth place in the Monaco Grand Prix. At the end of a processional race Schumacher’s pass on Alonso was, at first glance, a smart of piece opportunism – not unlike the one pulled off on the last … Continue reading The FIA’s badly-written rules leave Formula 1 looking stupid once again
Mark Webber scored his second win in a row, leading every lap around the streets of Monte-Carlo. Take a look back at the race in pictures below.
Michael Schumacher has been stripped of his sixth-placed finish by the Monaco Grand Prix stewards, who handed him a 20-second penalty for overtaking Fernando Alonso at the final corner of the race. The result drops Schumacher from sixth place in the original standings to 12th and out of the points.
Mark Webber led every lap of the Monaco Grand Prix and led Red Bull to a one-two victory in the principality. The race was interrupted by four safety car periods after a series of crashes, but Webber stayed cool and re-built his lead every time. He survived a late scare when two backmarkers collided in … Continue reading Webber dominates Monaco Grand Prix
The result of the Monaco Grand Prix remains provisional as the stewards investigate Michael Schumacher’s last-corner pass on Fernando Alonso. Schumacher passed Alonso for sixth place after the safety car went into the pits on the final lap. Update: Schumacher handed 20-second penalty and loses points finish
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Drivers championship Position Driver Points 1 Mark Webber 78 2 Sebastian Vettel 78 3 Fernando Alonso 75 4 Jenson Button 70 5 Felipe Massa 61 6 Robert Kubica 59 7 Lewis Hamilton 59 8 Nico Rosberg 56 9 Michael Schumacher 22 10 Adrian Sutil 20 11 Vitantonio Liuzzi 10 12 Rubens Barrichello 7 13 Vitaly … Continue reading Red Bull duo take joint championship lead – points in full after Monaco
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 78 1 2 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 78 0.448 0.448 3 3 11 Robert Kubica Renault 78 1.675 1.227 2 4 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 78 2.666 0.991 4 5 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 78 4.363 1.697 5 6 8 … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix result
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For the second Sunday in a row Mark Webber finds himself on pole position at circuit where overtaking is notoriously difficult. But the challenges of strategy and traffic – not to mention 78 laps avoiding Monaco’s unforgiving walls – means a win for him tomorrow cannot be taken for granted.
Monaco qualifying in pictures Robert Kubica starts the Monaco Grand Prix from second on the grid. It’s the best qualifying performance by a Renault driver since Fernando Alonso took pole position at the Hungaroring last year And Kubica driver reckoned he would have been closer to Mark Webber’s pole position time if he’d managed his … Continue reading Kubica: “tyres already gone” on last lap
Mark Webber became the first Australian driver to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix since Jack Brabham in 1967. Take a look back at today’s qualifying session in pictures below.
Row 1 1. Mark Webber 1’13.826Red Bull-Renault 2. Robert Kubica 1’14.120Renault Row 2 3. Sebastian Vettel 1’14.227Red Bull-Renault 4. Felipe Massa 1’14.283Ferrari Row 3 5. Lewis Hamilton 1’14.432McLaren-Mercedes 6. Nico Rosberg 1’14.544Mercedes Row 4 7. Michael Schumacher 1’14.590Mercedes 8. Jenson Button 1’14.637McLaren-Mercedes Row 5 9. Rubens Barrichello 1’14.901Williams-Cosworth 10. Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’15.170Force India-Mercedes Row 6 … Continue reading 2010 Monaco Grand Prix grid
Mark Webber starts from pole position for the second race in a row. He beat Robert Kubica by almost three tenths of a second to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix. Webber’s team mate Sebastian Vettel starts third alongside Felipe Massa’s Ferrari.
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Robert Kubica continued to show impressive pace around the streets of Monte-Carlo, setting the fastest time in the last practice session before qualifying. But Fernando Alonso’s run of fastest times in practice came to an end when he crashed at Massenet on his sixth lap.
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Monaco has the longest unbroken run of years as a Grand Prix venue – having held an F1 race every year since 1955. Much of the track remains the same, but there have been changes in recent years – some of which were criticised for diminishing the challenge of this unique venue.