The drivers ran on the super-soft tyres for the first time this weekend in the second practice session – and discovered they may struggle with them in Sunday’s race. Take a look at the second practice times in detail with the interactive chart below.
Michael Schumacher’s grilling at the hands of the media over the 2006 Rascasse controversy provoked many comments on F1 Fanatic yesterday. Several of them drew comparisons between Schumacher’s track record and those of other drivers like Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. Today Hamilton said he wouldn’t want to be remembered in the same way Schumacher … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton doesn’t want Michael Schumacher’s “tainted” legacy
The Monte-Carlo circuit is the most instantly recognisable setting for a Grand Prix. Today’s practice sessions gave us a chance to see the cars in their high-downforce configurations, with several of them running new parts and displaying new logos.
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Fernando Alonso topped the times in the second practice session at Monaco – just as he did in the first. A few spots of rain towards the end of second practice and the usual traffic problems made life especially tricky for the drivers.
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Robert Kubica gave Renault some encouragement with the third-fastest time in practice at Monaco this morning, less than one tenth of a second slower than Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari. Practice times are especially difficult to interpret at Monaco due to traffic and the ever-improving track surface. Take a closer look at who did what … Continue reading Kubica shows Renault potential in Monaco (Practice one interactive chart)
Fernando Alonso put Ferrari on top in the first practice session ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix. But Red Bull showed they aren’t far off the pace, with Sebastian Vettel lapping within one tenth of a second of Alonso’s time.
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Join us for live commenting during the two Monaco Grand Prix practice sessions today at 9am and 1pm British time. In the meantime, here’s today’s round-up: Links Monaco moves on from the credit crunch (Reuters) Nick Fry: “I think the first part of last year was so close to the massive financial crisis at the … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 13/5/2010