In the round-up: Fernando Alonso says his team mate Jenson Button’s collision with a loose drain cover highlights the need for better driver head protection.
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Button incredibly fortunate the drain cover didn't strike him somewhere more vulnerable. Another point in the head protection debate. #F1
— F1 Fanatic (@f1fanatic_co_uk) May 26, 2016
First race in a long time where there is a real belief that we could have a non-Mercedes winner on Sunday.
— Ben Hunt (@benjhunt) May 26, 2016
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On this day in F1
Ten years ago today Michael Schumacher was sent to the back of the grid for the 2006 Monaco Grand Prix after the stewards ruled he had deliberately stopped his car at the Rascasse corner during qualifying to prevent rivals beating his pole position time.