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Monaco Grand Prix: thoughts on the start, the strategies and the weather

Ferrari have the Monaco Grand Prix as good as won before the start has even been given on tomorrow’s race, right? Certainly from a statistical point of view it’s highly unlikely that the chasing pack will be able to disrupt Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen and the battle for victory is likely to be an […]

GP2: Senna and Conway win at Monaco

Wins for Bruno Senna and Mike Conway on the streets of Monaco means GP2 has had six different winners in as many races. The drivers’ championship remains wide open as Senna is tied for the lead with Giorgio Pantano. Senna won the feature race after beating Monaco specialist Pastor Maldonado away at the start. Conway […]

2008 Monaco GP qualifying: Ferrari shock McLaren with front row lock-out

A front-row lockout by Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen gave Ferrari their best chance of breaking their six-year losing streak at Monaco. The red team seemed just as surprised to be on the front row of the grid as Lewis Hamilton did at being bumped back to third. A mere 0.052s covered the top three […]

Pictures: 2008 Monaco GP practice


Monte-Carlo isn’t just one of the most exciting and demanding circuits on the F1 calendar, it’s a playground for photographers as well. Here’s a selection of high-resolution photographs from Monaco Grand Prix practice.

2008 Monaco Grand Prix predictions

Last year’s Monaco Grand Prix was all about best buddies Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton headed the practice times yesterday, but Alonso will have his work cut out to notch up a third consecutive Monte-Carlo victory. Who will win F1’s most prestigious race? Read my prediction and make your own below…

Bring back the (real) Nurburgring

This weekend is the 24 Hours of the Nurburgring. The mammoth race with over 200 entrants takes place on the mighty Nurburgring Nordschleife, home of the German Grand Prix until 1976. I’m sure the following is no more than a pipe dream, but let’s allow ourselves a little indulgence here and ask, how could F1 […]

F1 blogs review: ALMS vs F1

Is the American Le Mans Series more technologically sophisticated than Formula 1? Just one of the thought-provoking blog posts I’ve come across this week. Plus take a peek at the Monaco webcam, Ask Nigel returns, and more below…

Classic F1 publications go digital

Two of Formula 1’s most respected journals are digitising their comprehensive back catalogues. Top annual F1 journal Autocourse, and early F1 magazine and authority Motorsport, are publishing electronic versions of their early editions.

2008 Monaco GP preview: Rain

So often long-range weather forecasts ahead of Grand Prix weekends promise rain that never comes. But teams are increasingly wary of rain forecast for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix qualifying and race. Over at Autosport Geoff Creighton and Emlyn Hughes have finely honed the science of predicting the weather forecast for a Grand Prix weekend […]