Sergio Perez, Force India, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Top ten pictures from the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix

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Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend.

Jenson Button, Wednesday

Jenson Button, McLaren, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Jenson Button begins the first of many Monaco media interviews.

Fernando Alonso, Thursday

Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, Monte-Carlo, 2014

A marshal looks on as Fernando Alonso passes by during the rain-hit second practice session. Alonso topped the times in the damp conditions and produced a superb performance during qualifying to take fifth on the grid.

Sebastian Vettel, Friday

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Monte-Carlo, 2014

“Never give up,” Sebastian Vettel’s fans urge the world champion. Ahead of another trying weekend which was hampered by technical problems during qualifying and the race, it was certainly what he needed to hear.

Sergio Perez, Saturday

Sergio Perez, Force India, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Sergio Perez was in fine form in Monaco as usual, skimming close to the barriers during qualifying on his way to Q3. Unfortunately the Force India driver was taken out on the first lap.

Adrian Sutil, Saturday

Adrian Sutil, Sauber, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Adrian Sutil rounds the tightest corner on the Forula One calendar, his front-left wheel hanging in the air.

Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Daniel Ricciardo, Saturday

Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Daniel Ricciardo, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Lewis Hamilton’s expression makes it clear what he though of the controversial manner in which Nico Rosberg took pole position.

Nina Peterson, Marcus Ericsson, Sunday

Nina Peterson, Marcus Ericsson, Caterham, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Marcus Ericsson wore a special helmet in tribute to fellow Orebro native Ronnie Peterson, who won the Monaco Grand Prix 40 years ago. Nina Peterson also supplied her father’s original helmet bag for him to use.

Start, Monaco Grand Prix

Start, Monte-Carlo, 2014

While the Mercedes drivers disappeared off as usual, Daniel Ricciardo was swamped by the fast-starting Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen. But both were doomed to lose the advantage they gained within the first few metres of the start.

Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Monaco Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Monte-Carlo, 2014

Hamilton chased Rosberg around every millimetre of Monaco but couldn’t find a way around his team mate, who won the race for the second year in a row. Hamilton later dropped back, suffering from an eye problem.

Jules Bianchi, Monaco Grand Prix

Jules Bianchi, Marussia, Monte-Carlo, 2014

There was jubilation for Marussia as Jules Bianchi claimed the team’s first-ever points by finishing eighth on the road, which became ninth after a penalty.

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