Monaco Grand Prix

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    Round six of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship takes us to the south of France for the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix. The race is the most famous on the calendar, but it's also a bit of an anomaly due to its low speeds, a result of its historic setting in the principality. The Monaco Grand Prix was on 1950’s inaugural F1 calendar and been a regular fixture since 1955. The layout of the 2.1-mile Circuit de Monaco has remained largely unchanged over the years, the biggest updates taking place in 2004 when a new pit complex was built. Its tight layout and close walls mean that there is...

  • Daniel Ricciardo after winning the  2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix
    Redemption for Ricciardo at 2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

    Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo came out on top on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix. The Australian led from pole but a powertrain issue midway in the race kept everyone on their toes, while bringing back memories of 2016's race where a pit stop error cost him the win. Fortunately...

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    2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix preview

    The intense battle for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship resumes this weekend on the streets of Monte Carlo, home of the Monaco Grand Prix. Although it may not be the most exciting event on the F1 calendar due to its relative low speeds and lack of overtaking opportunities, it's a race that's...

  • Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari F2001 race car from the 2001 Formula 1 World Championship
    Ex-Schumacher Ferrari F1 car sells for record $7.5M

    The car which helped Michael Schumacher dominate the 2001 Formula 1 World Championship has sold at auction for $7,504,000, a record amount for a modern-era F1 car. Interestingly, the car was sold by Sotheby's at one of the auction house’s contemporary art events, which took place on Thursday...

  • Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel at the 2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Vettel wins 2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel ended a 16-year drought for Ferrari at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix by taking home victory at Sunday’s race. It ended up being a one-two finish for the Prancing Horse as Kimi Räikkönen, who started on pole, crossed the finish line in second, just 3.145 seconds...

  • Circuit de Monaco, home of the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix
    2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix preview

    We’re in for an exciting weekend of racing, with the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Nürburgring 24 Hours all taking place. Further amping up the excitement this year is McLaren’s decision to field a car in the Indy 500 and get its star Formula One...

  • Fernando Alonso

    McLaren is floundering in Formula One and there isn’t much hope for the rest of the season. McLaren has even decided to let star driver Fernando Alonso skip this year’s Monaco Grand Prix, the most prestigious race on the calendar, to race in the Indianapolis 500 which is on the same day, May 28. The British-based, Bahraini-owned team will partner with America’s Andretti Autosport to field a single car powered by a Honda engine, in this case a 2.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-6, limited by IndyCar regulations to 12,000 rpm. All teams use a common Dallara DW12 chassis, but...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2016 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Hamilton wins Formula One Monaco GP after Red Bull stuff up

    Lewis Hamilton took home his first victory in the 2016 Formula One World Championship at an eventful Monaco Grand Prix yesterday. It was only the second time in eight years that the Mercedes AMG driver has won in Monaco, a place he also happens to call home, but it almost didn’t come to be...

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    2016 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix preview

    There’s plenty going on in the world of motorsports this Memorial Day weekend. Here in the United States all attention will be on the Indianapolis 500 but over in Europe there’s the Nürburgring 24 Hours as well as one of racing’s real spectacles, the Formula One Monaco Grand...

  • 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Nico Rosberg Pulls Surprise Victory At 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg secured his third victory in a row at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, with his win in yesterday’s race coming after a mistake made by his own team that cost his teammate and Monaco pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton the top prize. The mistake came when Hamilton...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Pole
    Lewis Hamilton Takes 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Pole

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton will start at pole tomorrow at the 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix after a stunning performance during today’s qualifying. Monaco is a race where qualifying is crucial and for Hamilton it was his first pole at the famous location. He put in an impressive...

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    2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Monaco’s favorable Mediterranean climate seems to have taken leave for the 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix this weekend, with overcast conditions and some rain predicted for both Saturday and Sunday. A mild high of 68 degrees F (20 degrees C) is forecast together with a very mild easterly...

  • Lewis Hamilton

    The Formula One Monaco Grand Prix is right up there with the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Indianapolis 500 as one motorsport’s top events, and despite its beautiful location and party atmosphere it’s actually one of the toughest races on the calendar. The race lines are so close to the barriers that there is no margin for error, with drivers needing to remain 100 percent focused nearly the entirety of the race. The Monaco Grand Prix was on the inaugural F1 calendar back in 1950 and it’s been a regular fixture since ’55. The layout of the 2.1-mile circuit has remained...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Another One-Two Finish For Mercedes AMG At Formula One Monaco GP

    As always in the Monaco Grand Prix, qualifying is critical, and this was proven yet again with polesitter Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG winning the 2014 race in spectacular form. Once again the only real challenge came from Mercedes AMG’s other driver, in this case Lewis Hamilton, who...

  • Nico Rosberg at the 2014 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG Drivers Fill Front Row After Qualifying At 2014 Formula One Monaco GP

    UPDATE: Nico Rosberg's qualifying result has been cleared by stewards and he will start at pole. Last year’s winner Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG will start at pole position tomorrow in the 2014 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, after setting the fastest time during today’s qualifying...

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    2014 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Monte Carlo’s favorable Mediterranean climate seems to have taken leave for this weekend’s Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, with some rain affecting the practice sessions on Thursday and today and the current forecast for Sunday’s race showing more rain. The temperature is expected...

  • Ferrari at the 2014 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend the spectacle that is Formula One heads to the luxury playground of Monaco for its annual grand prix race. The Monaco Grand Prix is one the drivers always look forward to more than most, because of everything this race entails including its history and prestige, its difficult layout...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg after winning the 2013 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg Wins Accident-Packed Monaco GP

    As they say in Monaco, qualifying is everything, and Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg showed exactly why. Having qualified on pole for the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix this past weekend, Rosberg went on to win yesterday’s action-filled race without once losing his lead position, registering just...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2013 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg has beaten all the odds, including some rain, to secure pole position for tomorrow’s Monaco Grand Prix, his third in a row in the 2013 Formula One season. The German driver posted a best time of 1:13.876, edging out his team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s best time of 1:13.967. Behind the Mercedes AMG duo were the Red Bulls of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, respectively. Vettel’s best time was 1:13.980 while Webber’s was 1:14.181. Lotus’ Kimi Räikkönen was fifth fastest of the day and was followed by Ferrari’s Fernando...

  • Ferrari at the 2013 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The current weather forecast for the 2013 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix is sunny skies, low wind speeds and mild temperatures. Peak temperatures are expected to be around 63 degrees F (17 degrees C), which should equate to high-70s (mid-20s) at track level. Some rain is predicted for...

  • McLaren at the 2013 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix
    Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Preview

    Formula One’s premier event, the Monaco Grand Prix, takes place this weekend. The famous street circuit may be one of the shortest tracks of the year, but it’s the most demanding, especially for the driver. Although the corner speeds are the slowest on the calendar, too, drivers need as...

  • Rosberg, Webber, Adrian Newey and Alonso on the Monaco podium - courtesy Red Bull Racing
    Webber Becomes Sixth F1 Winner With Monaco Victory

    Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber led from the lights to the flags, with his only absence at the front of the Monaco Grand Prix during pit stops, to win the most famous Formula One race on the calendar by 0.8 seconds over Mercedes' Nico Rosberg. Fernando Alonso completed the podium in a stirring...

  • Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Conditions appear near-on perfect for today's 2012 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix. A lovely high of 66 degrees F (19 degrees C) is forecast, with only a very mild easterly wind of 7 mph, but the rainfall radar for Europe shows some cloud scatter nearby. During practice and qualifying, track...

  • McLaren at the 2012 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix Preview

    Round six of the 2012 Formula 1 season takes place around the streets of Monte Carlo, home of the Monaco Grand Prix. The race is the shortest of the year, yet arguably the most demanding, which is one of the reasons it remains a highlight of the F1 calendar even after all these years. The Monaco...

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