Posts Tagged ‘Monte Carlo Grand Prix’

20 May 2009: F1: User guide to the Monaco Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

20 May 2009: Monaco Grand Prix shines despite F1 stormclouds

It’s not a very pleasant irony to find yourself writing a preview of the iconic Monaco Grand Prix, one of the world’s truly great motor races, while awaiting the outcome of a court case that could severely affect the future of F1.

14 May 2009: F1: That Lewis Hamilton’s a diamond geezer…

McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen will be letting the Monaco Grand Prix go to their heads – by once again wearing helmets decorated with Steinmetz diamonds.

4 Jun 2008: F1: DC says he can turn season around

David Coulthard is convinced that he can regain control of his chaotic 15th season in Formula One and get some points on the board for his team Red Bull.

29 May 2008: Brits on Pole: the fightback begins

Time for us to admit what has happened to our team in round six of the McLaren Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition. And, actually, things are looking up.

29 May 2008: F1: driving back to the future with Graham Hill

Night owls who are also motorsport fans have been treated to an affectionate hour-long portrait of a British racing legend this week. Graham Hill: Driven was broadcast on BBC4 on Tuesday night, but you can still catch it for a few more days at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer. Coming as it does straight after the 2008 Monaco Grand Prix, a race which Hill made his own, it’s very difficult not to draw comparisons between the sport then and now.

25 May 2008: F1: Monaco Grand Prix live blog

Before Monaco qualifying McLaren publicly told its drivers that it expected them to “add to the illustrious history of the team at the Monaco Grand Prix.” And now Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are smarting after failing to find an answer to Ferrari in qualifying. The red cars beat them to the front row by mere hundredths of a second and they command the race. How will the McLarens respond?

23 May 2008: F1: Do you recognise this man?

We are posting this merely so that our loyal readership can reassure itself that it is on top of the latest salient points of the Mosley saga and then get back to wondering about the far more interesting possibilities of rain and spectacular upsets in the race.

23 May 2008: F1: Button and Hamilton warn of weather carnage at Monaco

The notorious Monaco circuit, which has no room for error. A number of rookies. The removal of traction control and now a good possibility of rain. Three drivers busting up their cars before practice was even completed. No wonder Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton are expecting trouble. Monaco five-day forecast from the BBC is available here >>

23 May 2008: F1: Monaco practice round-up

Lewis Hamilton has everything to play for in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix tomorrow after practice times demonstrated how his McLaren team is running neck and neck with Ferrari. The race, with its famous lack of overtaking opportunities, is even more likely than usual to be won by whoever can take pole position – and the threat of rain during both qualifying and the race itself may make things considerably more interesting.

 
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