Round six of the 2015 season takes place in Monaco the playground of the rich and famous on the Mediterranean Sea. The circuit is the narrowest on the calendar racing through the harbour side. This makes it very difficult to overtake and makes accidents more likely.
If you want to win this race the best chance is being at the front of the gird and not making mistakes because you will crash. There are many famous corners around this circuit including The Swimming Pool, Rascass and ste devote.
Everyone wants to win this race and join the likes of Sir Stirling Moss, Michael Shumacher, Ayrton Senna but will there be a new great born this weekend?
Facts and figures
|Race||Grand Prix de Monaco|
|Venue||Circuit de Monaco|
|Circuit Lengths||3.340 km (2.075 mi)|
|Race Distance||260.520 km (161.887 mi|
|Lap Record||1:18.023 (Rubens Barrichello, Ferrari, 2002)|
|Most wins drivers||Ayrton Senna (6)|
|Most wins manufacture||McLaren (15)|
2014 Race Data
|Fastest P1 time||Fastest P2 time||Fastest P3 Time||Pole position time||Race Time||Fastest Lap|
*Note P1 & P2 takes place on Thursday
2008 – Lewis Hamilton drives through the action and pouring rain to take his first win in Monaco.
1984-1993 – The race is won by either Aytron Senna or Alain Prost. Senna also wins the race five times consecutive wins between 1989 and 1993.
1984 – Ayrton Senna takes his first Formula One victory.
Nico Rosberg (2), Fernando Alonso (2), Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Räikkönen