Browsing: Monaco Grand Prix

On a day devoid of action at the Monaco GP, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen struggled to make an impact, finishing sixth in a race that saw no changes in the top 10. Verstappen, one of the few drivers to opt for a second tire change, successfully countered Lewis Hamilton’s undercut attempt but failed to overtake George Russell’s Mercedes despite having a significant tire advantage. The world champion is now open to sharing his opinions on potential layout changes to improve the racing experience at the iconic circuit.

As the Monaco road racing weekend unfolded, a recurring issue plagued the event – banner coverings on the Armco barriers around the Monte Carlo street circuit repeatedly coming loose. The problem led to multiple incidents during qualifying, with drivers like Lando Norris expressing frustration. The FIA has now stepped in, instructing marshals to remove loose banners and vowing to completely remove branding in some areas for the race to prevent further disruptions.

Haas’s Formula 1 machines have been disqualified from the Monaco Grand Prix qualifying session due to a breach of DRS clearance regulations. The team’s new rear wing specification failed to comply with the maximum allowed opening, leading to a penalty and the loss of their qualifying results. This incident bears resemblance to previous technical infringements in F1, highlighting the importance of meticulous engineering and compliance with the sport’s regulations.