Monaco Grand Prix Tag

Posted On May 29, 2018By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Formula One, Videos

WATCH: Monaco GP Highlights

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor The Monaco Grand Prix was by no means a classic, but now that it has come to light just how close Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull was to failing, the Australian’s win is all the more impressive and is surely one of the most impressive victories in recent history. The highlights below cover all the main points of the race, from Ricciardo’s supreme race management, to the tire woes that helped keep his rivals at bay. If you caught the race, consider this your next week refresherRead More
By FIA Daniel Ricciardo battled engine issues and soaked up race-long pressure from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to score a superb Monaco Grand Prix win ahead of the German and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. The Australian, who led away from pole position, developed a power issue and a possible gearbox problem with his car midway through the race and after being told by his team that the problem could not be rectified, he delivered a superb defensive drive, with just six of his car’s eight gears at his disposal, to claim hisRead More
By FIA Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo powered to a second career pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix claiming top spot in qualifying four tenths of a second ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. It was bittersweet for Red Bull, however, as while Ricciardo will start from the front of the grid, Max Verstappen will start at the tail end of the order after gearbox damage from a crash in FP3 ruled him out of qualifying. Ricciardo was quickly on the pace and with his firstRead More
By FIA Red Bull Racing Daniel Ricciardo went quickest in FP3 to complete a clean sweep of practice sessions for the Monaco Grand Prix, but team-mate Max Verstappen left the team a race against time to ready is car for qualifying after he crashed out late in the session. After early installation laps on supersoft tyres, Ricciardo and Verstappen stayed in the garage for the first part of the session, leaving the field clear for Ferrari to control the top two spots. Sebastian Vettel traded times with team-mate Kimi RäikkönenRead More
Red Bull Racing tightened their grip on the top of the Monaco timesheets as Daniel Ricciardo went quickest for the second session in a row, edging team-mate Max Verstappen by almost two tenths of a second in a practice period interrupted by red flags shown to allow for track repairs. Verstappen set the pace early on with a hypersoft tyre time of 1:12.468s as the session neared the 20-minute mark. He improved to a time of 1:12.071s before the red flags were shown after 25 minutes. Workmen were sent onRead More
By FIA Daniel Ricciardo topped the timesheet in first practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, finishing 0.154s ahead of team-mate Max Verstappen, as Lewis Hamilton took third, more than three tenths of a second off the pace. Ricciardo jumped to the top of the timesheet in the last half an hour of the 90-minute session, setting a time of 1:12.126 on hypersoft Pirelli tyres. The lap was five hundredths of a second quicker than Kimi Räikkönen’s 2017 pole position time, which stands as the fastest ever lap of the circuit.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Aston Martin Red Bull Racing are set to start their 250th Formula 1 race at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix. Since their debut as an official team at the 2005 Australian Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing have captured four drivers titles, four constructor’s championships and taken 56 victories. One of the crown jewel events in all of motorsports, the Milton Keynes-based squad will look to capture their fourth victory on the streets of Monte Carlo and first since Mark Webber in 2012. Our friends from Mobil 1Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The crown jewel of Formula 1 is looming with the Monaco Grand Prix. FIA Race Director and Motorsport Industry Association ambassador Charlie Whiting is the leading man when it comes to standards on and around the track, and the streets of Monte Carlo are no exception. He breaks down some of the ins and outs in the work that goes into building up a temporary street circuit as they ready for the race on May 27. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid have put together videoRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Sebastian Vettel is in a class of his own in 2017. The Ferrari driver just picked up his third win and sixth podium of the season in spectacular fashion by overhauling team mate Kimi Raikkonen with a strategy that recalls memories of his friend and mentor Michael Schumacher. He is calm, he is confident, he is excited, and it shows. He is relishing the budding rivalry with Lewis Hamilton and the challenge of beating Mercedes, but he is already a step ahead of them. In anotherRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor With Sebastian Vettel’s victory in the Monaco Grand Prix, Scuderia Ferrari snapped a 16 year winless street on the streets of the principality. Much like the last Ferrari victory in Monte Carlo, which Michael Schumacher won in 2001, this was also a one-two for the team, with pole sitter Kimi Raikkonen who came home a disappointed second. It was the team’s first one-two in since the infamous German Grand Prix of 2010, where Felipe Massa who was leading the race a year to the day afterRead More