Row 1 1. Mark Webber 1’13.826Red Bull-Renault 2. Robert Kubica 1’14.120Renault Row 2 3. Sebastian Vettel 1’14.227Red Bull-Renault 4. Felipe Massa 1’14.283Ferrari Row 3 5. Lewis Hamilton 1’14.432McLaren-Mercedes 6. Nico Rosberg 1’14.544Mercedes Row 4 7. Michael Schumacher 1’14.590Mercedes 8. Jenson Button 1’14.637McLaren-Mercedes Row 5 9. Rubens Barrichello 1’14.901Williams-Cosworth 10. Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’15.170Force India-Mercedes Row 6 … Continue reading 2010 Monaco Grand Prix grid
Mark Webber starts from pole position for the second race in a row. He beat Robert Kubica by almost three tenths of a second to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix. Webber’s team mate Sebastian Vettel starts third alongside Felipe Massa’s Ferrari.
Fernando Alonso will not participate in qualifying at Monaco following his crash in final practice. Ferrari will have to replace his chassis due to the damage it suffered in his crash at Massenet, 22 minutes into this morning’s session.
Robert Kubica continued to show impressive pace around the streets of Monte-Carlo, setting the fastest time in the last practice session before qualifying. But Fernando Alonso’s run of fastest times in practice came to an end when he crashed at Massenet on his sixth lap.
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 Hamilton doesn’t want 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.
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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What are the F1 teams and drivers getting up to in the run-up to the Monaco Grand Prix? Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button collected diamond-encrusted helmets and steering wheels to use this weekend. And a host of F1 drivers including Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel joined in a charity football match. Check out pictures from … Continue reading Diamond steering wheels, F1 footballers and lots of yachts – Monaco in pictures
Can Ferrari win their first Monaco Grand Prix since 2001 this weekend? With the teams using softer tyres for the race – the same compounds used in Bahrain, where Ferrari won – this could be their best opportunity. But with a chance of rain and hectic qualifying session in prospect, we could be in for … Continue reading Ferrari aim to end nine-year Monaco drought (Monaco Grand Prix preview)
Ferrari has confirmed it won’t use its F-duct (which it calls a blown rear wing) in this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix. The teams says there is little benefit to be had from running it around the slow, twisty Monte-Carlo circuit: From the technical point of view, the two F10 cars were prepared at the Catalunya … Continue reading Ferrari not using F-duct in Monaco
There’s rain in the air ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix but exactly when it will fall and whether it will hit the track is hard to say at the moment. The rainfall radar for Europe shows several rain clouds in the area on Thursday, meaning the first two practice sessions could well be hit … Continue reading Mixed weather forecast for Monaco
Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. If you would like to help run the live blogs this weekend please get in touch by emailling me, using Twitter or leave a … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix Live TV times