Events04 May 2018

The 76th edition of the Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco will take place from Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 May 2018

Other circuits in the championship come and go, but Monaco always remains. Why? It is in a league of its own in terms of prestige and history. Among the great drivers of Formula 1, it is the one race they all dream of winning.

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982rd round of the history , the Monegasque race will be host the sixth round of the FIA Formula One World Championship 2018. 

Raised as a motor racing myth by the drivers because of its uniqueness in the world and the selectivity of its circuit, the Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco has created its legend through many exploits remained in the annals of Formula 1. The iconic Ayrton Senna, a true artist between the guardrail and still the most successful driver in the Principality with six wins, Juan-Manuel Fangio (5 wins), Michael Schumacher (5 wins) and Alain Prost (4 wins) wrote some of the most glorious pages of them famous careers in the streets of Monaco.

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Pleased by the all F1’s microcosm for its unmatched atmosphere and its fabulous setting, The Monaco Grand Prix test every year in a really hard way the nerves of the drivers. All of them are ready to do everything to put their name in the prize-list of the most prestigious race of the calendar. Kimi Räikkönen set the new track record last year in qualification (1’12’’178) and he Räikkönen will try to hang a second prestigious success here after passing so close to the victory during the race …

Beaten last year by the two Ferrari, Lewis Hamilton will also try to win again in the Principality’s streets, like in 2008 and 2016.

The 2018’s cars will not have the T-Wings anymore but the new F1 will still capable to delete the 1’12 mark for the first time in the Principality’s track thanks to the new softer tyres bring by Pirelli…

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  • The 2018 programme:

Thursday 24th May

6am: Track closed to public

8am to 8.30am: Formula 2 practice

9.30am to 10.15am: Formula Renault 2.0 practice

11am to 12.30pm: Formula 1 practice

1.20pm to 1.36pm: Formula 2 Group A qualifying

1.44pm to 2pm: Formula 2 Group B qualifying

3pm to 4.30pm: Formula 1 practice

5.15pm to 6pm: Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup practice

7.30pm: Track opened to public

Friday 25th May

6am: Track closed to public

7.55am to 8.25am: Formula Renault 2.0 Series A qualifying

8.33am to 9.03am: Formula Renault 2.0 Series B qualifying

10am to 10.30am: Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup qualifying

11.30am to 12.35pm: Formula 2 first race

1pm to 1.30pm: Renault celebration laps

2.30pm: Track opened to public

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Saturday 26th May

8am: Track closed to public

10am to 10.30am: Formula Renault 2.0 first race

12pm to 1pm: Formula 1 practice

3pm to 4pm: Formula 1 qualifying

5.15pm to 6pm: Formula 2 second race

7.30pm: Track opened to public

Sunday 27th May

8am: Track closed to public

10am to 10.35am: Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup race

11.30am to 12pm: Formula Renault 2.0 second race

1.40pm: Formula 1 drivers’ parade

3.10pm: Formula 1 race

 8.30pm: Track opened to public

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