2011 Monaco Grand Prix race weekend programme

2011 Monaco Grand Prix

Have all the important information for this weekend?s Monaco Grand Prix at your fingertips with the F1 Fanatic race programme:

The race weekend

2011 Monaco Grand Prix preview – Super-soft tyres which ??last ten laps? will dictate Monaco strategy

2011 Monaco Grand Prix – Race weekend information including support races

2011 F1 championship points – Full drivers and teams points standings heading into this weekend’s race.

Tyres

For the first time this year, drivers will have the choice of using Pirelli’s super soft tyre. This is identified by red lettering on the sidewalls and will be referred to as the ‘option’ tyre.

The soft tyre with yellow colouring will be the ‘prime’ tyre, having been the ‘option’ at the first five races.

Stewards

Former Toyota F1 driver Allan McNish will be the drivers’ adviser to the stewards this weekend.

You can follow McNish on Twitter, or using the F1 Fanatic Live Twitter app, and his tweets will be included in the stream on F1 Fanatic Live.

McNish joins Lars Osterlind, FIA world motor sport council member, and FIA vice president Jose Abed, on the stewards’ panel.

The track

Monte-Carlo preview video from Williams:

Monte-Carlo, 2011 Monaco Grand Prix

Monte-Carlo, 2011 Monaco Grand Prix

First used in 1929, and a permanent fixture on the world championship calendar since 1955, Monte-Carlo is an iconic circuit, home to one of the world’s most famous races.

Slow, narrow and lacking much in the way of run-off areas, what it lacks as a circuit for racing on it more than makes up for as a unique challenge for the drivers.

Monte-Carlo ?ǣ circuit information – Track data, strategy information, circuit records and more

Changing tracks: Monte-Carlo – How the circuit has changed since holding its first F1 race

DRS zone along entire start straight at Monaco – The positioning of the DRS zone for this weekend’s race

The weather

Expect a dry weekend in Monaco.

Following the race live

F1 Fanatic Live will be open for your comments during every session.

Join us for every lap of the race, qualifying and practice at these times:

Thursday 26th May 2011

Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice 1: 10:00-11:30 (UK time: 9:00-10:30)
Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice 2: 14:00-15:30 (UK time: 13:00-14:30)

Saturday 28th May 2011

Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice 3: 11:00-12:00 (UK time: 10:00-11:00)
Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying: 14:00 (UK time: 13:00)

Sunday 29th May 2011

Monaco Grand Prix: 14:00 (UK time: 13:00)

More session times and live coverage details here:

You can follow F1 Fanatic on Twitter for updates throughout the race weekend:

And you can use the F1 Fanatic Live Twitter app to get updates from the drivers, teams and media at the circuit:

2010 Monaco Grand Prix highlights

Mark Webber won from pole position while Robert Kubica gave chase of the flying Red Bulls.

But there was controversy after the race as Michael Schumacher was demoted to 12th place having overtaken Fernando Alonso under safety car conditions at the final corner.

2010 Monaco Grand Prix – Webber dominates to win

2010 Monaco Grand Prix qualifying – Webber beats Kubica to pole position

Schumacher handed 20-second penalty and loses points finish – Mercedes later withdrew their appeal and the rule Schumacher was found to have broken was rewritten

Previous Monaco Grands Prix

2009 Monaco Grand Prix: Jenson Button leads Brawn to third one-two
2008 Monaco Grand Prix: Ferrari mistakes let Lewis Hamilton in for win
2007 Monaco Grand Prix: One and two finish one-two
2006 Monaco Grand Prix: Untouchable Alonso wins again
2005 Monaco Grand Prix: Raikkonen dominates for McLaren
1972 Monaco Grand Prix: Jean-Pierre Beltoise leads every lap in rain

Join in the 2011 F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship

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You can enter and edit your predictions up to the start of qualifying on Saturday:

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7 comments on 2011 Monaco Grand Prix race weekend programme

  1. mvi said on 26th May 2011, 0:05

    Isn’t it Alain Prost who is going to be the ex-driver advisor to the stewards this GP?

  2. Argent said on 26th May 2011, 2:35

    If anyone wants to buy the Monaco poster that is in Keith’s programme image, the link is here: http://pjtierney.bigcartel.com/

    I ran across it about a month or so ago, and I’m planning on purchasing a few to adorn my bare walls.

  3. damonsmedley (@damonsmedley) said on 26th May 2011, 6:00

    Thanks Keith! Really looking forward to the live blogs this weekend! :)

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