Monaco GP team-by-team: McLaren

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

A strange oversight led to Button’s retirement early in the Monaco Grand Prix. Jenson Button Lewis Hamilton Qualifying position 8 5 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’14.637 (+0.205) 1’14.432 Race position 5 Average race lap 1’56.397 (+31.554) 1’24.843 Laps 2/78 78/78 Pit stops 0 1 Jenson Button Not on Hamilton’s pace throughout the weekend and his … Continue reading Monaco GP team-by-team: McLaren

Monaco GP team-by-team: Renault

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Robert Kubica scored Renault’s second podium finish of the weekend having been on the pace right from the word go in Monte-Carlo. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 2 14 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’14.549 (-1.027) 1’15.576 Race position 3 13 Average race lap 1’24.808 (-0.514) 1’25.322 Laps 78/78 73/78 Pit stops 1 2 Robert … Continue reading Monaco GP team-by-team: Renault

Monaco GP team-by-team: Toro Rosso

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After several frustrating races Sebastien Buemi finally scored his first point of the year. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 13 17 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.413 (-0.763) 1’16.176 Race position 10 11 Average race lap 1’24.892 (-0.012) 1’24.904 Laps 78/78 78/78 Pit stops 1 1 Sebastien Buemi Took 12th on the grid and managed … Continue reading Monaco GP team-by-team: Toro Rosso

Monaco GP team-by-team: Lotus

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Differing fortunes for the Lotus drivers. Kovalainen was satisifed with the car’s handling but failed to finish, while Trulli was less happy with his car and, although being counted among the classified finishers, ended the race perched on top of another car. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 19 18 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’17.134 … Continue reading Monaco GP team-by-team: Lotus

Monaco GP team-by-team: HRT

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Neither HRT was running at the finish in Monaco but Chandhok was a classified finisher despite his alarming collision with Jarno Trulli on lap 70. Karun Chandhok Bruno Senna Qualifying position 23 22 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’19.559 (+1.05) 1’18.509 Race position 14 Average race lap 1’27.051 (-0.957) 1’28.008 Laps 70/78 58/78 Pit stops 1 … Continue reading Monaco GP team-by-team: HRT

Monaco GP team-by-team: Sauber

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Sauber retain the worst finishing race in F1 this year with another double retirement. Their drivers have just one finish each this year. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 15 16 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.692 (-0.228) 1’15.920 Race position Average race lap 1’31.186 (+2.186) 1’29.000 Laps 21/78 26/78 Pit stops 0 0 … Continue reading Monaco GP team-by-team: Sauber

Should slower cars let the front runners pass when racing for position? (Poll)

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Lucas di Grassi gave Fernando Alonso plenty to think about when the Ferrari driver came up to pass the Virgin driver early in the Monaco Grand Prix. But after Alonso got past di Grassi he made light work of passing Heikki Kovalainen, Timo Glock and Jarno Trulli. Did the other drivers make life too easy … Continue reading Should slower cars let the front runners pass when racing for position? (Poll)