Review the Monaco Grand Prix Practice 3 live blog below.
The stewards at the Monaco Grand Prix have set an important precedent ahead of Sunday’s Grand Prix by giving eight GP2 drivers 25-second penalties for cutting the first corner on lap one. The tough penalty has played havoc with the finishing order of this morning’s feature race. Lucas di Grassi, Nico Hulkenberg, Javier Villa, Roldan … Continue reading Stewards take hard line on turn one
With glamorous scenery and lots of close-up vantage points, there is no more photogenic Grand Prix venue than Monte-Carlo. Here’s a bumper crop of images of F1 cars in action during today’s practice sessions.
Will Jenson Button win his fifth Grand Prix of the year at Monaco? Have Red Bull got the pace to challenge for the victory? Or can a different team take victory this year? Make your pole position and podium predictions below.
Review the Monaco Grand Prix Practice 2 live blog below.
Review the Monaco Grand Prix Practice 1 live blog below.
With Monaco Grand Prix practice starting on Thursday we’ll be live blogging earlier than usual this week. Join us here for live blogging during all five sessions of the Monaco Grand Prix at the times below. We’re also looking for people to help moderate the live blogs. If you’d like to help out please leave … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix live blogs
The Monaco Grand Prix weather forecast indicates we’re not going to have a repeat of last year’s heavy rain this time. Meteo France, official suppliers of weather forecasts to the F1 teams, predicts three days of dry running, though Saturday and Sunday will be cloudy. The European weather rainfall radar shows no signs of rain … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix weather forecast
Here are the BBC F1 broadcast times for the Monaco Grand Prix practice and qualifying, and the race itself: Thursday 21 May Monaco Grand Prix first practice: 8.55-10.35am, BBC red button and online (video), BBC Radio 5 Live sports extra (audio) Monaco Grand Prix second practice: 12.55-2.35pm, BBC red button and online (video), BBC Radio … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix TV times
With a great sense of timing the F1 world, torn apart by rows over how much the teams should be allowed to spend, heads to round six at Monaco – where conspicuous consumption is a way of life. Whatever F1 does to itself, the Monaco Grand Prix will hopefully always remain one of its great … Continue reading Unique Monaco offers opportunities for Brawn’s rivals (Monaco GP preview)
Frank Williams joined the chorus of approval for last weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix: It has a good chance of challenging Monaco for being the jewel in the crown of Formula One. That is the most accurate thing to say. They have great weather, a very good track, and the grandstands packed. I think there is … Continue reading Does Bernie Ecclestone want the Singapore GP to be the new Monaco?
Here’s a round up of the statistical highlights from yesterday’s dramatic Monaco Grand Prix. Spotted a curious stat I’ve missed? Then post it in the comments below…
Wet conditions got the better of Ferrari at Monaco allowing Lewis Hamilton to claim victory at the principality despite hitting the barrier in the early running.
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer returns with the first in a two-part look at the history of the Monaco Grand Prix. And so we reach Monaco, Formula 1’s most famous and glamorous race – and with good reason. Barring World War II, Grands Prix has been held here for the last 80 years or so. … Continue reading Video: Monaco GP history 1929-73
Ferrari have won 13 championships in the last nine years but haven’t tasted victory at Monte-Carlo since 2001: Year Best finish Driver 2002 2 Michael Schumacher 2003 3 Michael Schumacher 2004 3 Rubens Barrichello 2005 7 Michael Schumacher 2006 5 Michael Schumacher 2007 3 Felipe Massa How has F1’s form team of the 21st century … Continue reading 2008 Monaco GP preview: Ferrari
Heikki Kovalainen must be an early candidate for ‘unluckiest driver of the year’. OK, he’s not had Sebastian Vettel’s Series of Unfortunate Events, but he has had some rotten fortune: Australia – Strategy ruined by safety car Malaysia – Docked five places on grid Spain – Crashed heavily after car failure Turkey – Suffered puncture … Continue reading Monaco GP preview: Heikki Kovalainen
For the first time since the 1980s Formula 1 has a trio of street circuits on the calendar. Monte-Carlo this weekend will be followed by the Valencia and Singapore street circuits later in the year. And Bernie Ecclestone has indicated he wants more street circuits in the future, including moving the French Grand Prix to … Continue reading Return of the street fighters
The famous Monte-Carlo street circuit has held the Monaco Grand Prix since 1929, and was on the first world championship calendar in 1950. Since those early days the track has evolved, sprouting new corners, shifting its pits between three different locations and being completely overhauled to improve safety. The onboard videos from the 1970s up … Continue reading Video: Four decades of Monaco onboard
It’s the Monaco Grand Prix next and to get in the mood here’s some fantastic pictures of great Formula 1 cars from the 1960, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s in action in the 2008 Monaco Historic Grand Prix last weekend. Joris Meuffels kindly let me use a selection of these pictures he took including loads of … Continue reading Pictures: 2008 Monaco Historic GP