Fast facts prior to the Monaco Grand Prix – Motorsports

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After absent from the coronavirus last year, the F1 team and drivers have returned to the Principality for another thrilling event in the spectacular scenery.

The Circuit Demonaco is one of the most exciting challenges F1 drivers face, a circuit where precise control must match full commitment and unwavering focus.

Long history- Today’s race in the Principality will be the 67th Monaco Grand Prix. The first Monaco race was the second round of the 1950 F1 World Championship. It was off the calendar in the next three seasons, but returned to 1955 and was on schedule until last year, when it was canceled due to a pandemic. ..

Successful Brazilians – Ayrton Senna is the most successful driver in the history of the Monaco Grand Prix, and his name has won six times. The Brazilians were followed by a duo of Michael Schumacher and Graham Hill, both of whom won five times each.

Only Alain Prost has won the Monaco Grand Prix four times, but Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart, Nico Rosberg and Nico Rosberg have all won the Principality three times. In the current field, only Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel have repeatedly won the Principality, both of which have won twice.

Clear leader – McLaren is the most successful constructor with 15 victories in Monaco, followed by the Italians Ferrari has won nine races in the Principality so far.

5 configurations – The Monaco Grand Prix was held in five different layouts. The first was used between 1929 and 1972, the second was used for the next three seasons, the third hosted the race between 1976 and 1985, and the fourth was in 1996. Was used up to.

1: 14.260 – Here is the actual lap record of a winding Monaco race track. Max Verstappen set the fastest lap at the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix, breaking the previous record.

Race distance – The average speed is around 160km / h, which is the lowest annually, so drivers cannot cover the usual minimum of 305km during the race. It will run a total of 78 laps on a 3.337km circuit and will run a race distance of 260.286km.

60km / h – Due to the narrow pit lanes, drivers must adhere to the pit lane speed limit of 60km / h throughout the race weekend.

DRS – Monaco has only one DRS, the detection point is located 80m after turn 16 and the activation point is located 18m after turn 19.

surface- Trucks have been repaved in many places, with changes to, for example, the exits of Massanet, Tavac, swimming pools and Antoninogues. In total, two-thirds of the circuit has resurfaced this year.

19- The layout is 19 turns, of which 8 are left-handed and 11 are right-handed.

Start-No End Offset – Monaco is one of the few tracks with no offset between the start and finish lines.

Three Softest Compounds- To deal with slow corners where traction is essential, Pirelli provided the softest end in the five compound range. C3 was nominated for hard, C4 for medium, and C5 for soft compound.

5 Stewards – The Monaco Grand Prix steward group will consist of five members, including Nishshetti, Dennis Dean, Jose Abed, Vitantonio Liuzzi and Eric Barabino, who will play this important role this weekend.

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