The GP2 pile-up was spectacular, but this was nasty. I’m sorry, continuing without a rear wing, even in GP3, is asking for trouble. You could see the queue behind him and an accident was inevitable. Very pleased to see Conor Daly is OK after that.
Apparently black and orange flag was waved but went unseen by Will Buxton commentating and I assume anyone else.
Very lucky Conor Daly and the marshals on that part of the fencing.
Have to wonder if it would have stopped an F1 or even GP2 car?
@robk23 I find that hard to believe, but anything’s possible. Apparently Will Buxton has it on good authority though. If true we’ll certainly hear about it before too long.
Pretty thick to drive around with no rear wing, even before he weaved on Daly coming out of the tunnel. I suspect that he would’ve faced a heavy grid penalty or even a race ban if he ignored a black and orange flag. Flipping off the stewards, not smart.
So close to going over the fence and catching those marshalls.
How stupid from the guy in the damaged car to continue flat out defending like that with no rear wing. People should be careful when driving such a damaged car, specially at a place like Monaco. I guess going round the tunnel with no rear wing must be incredibly hard and dangerous…
Spookily, Conor Daly’s father Derek Daly drove a couple of laps of Monaco without a rear wing towards the end of the 1982 F1 race, when he was one of 5 drivers in with a chance of victory in the closing laps (he was not punished due to the different attitudes towards safety in those days).