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Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Monaco Grand Prix.(Pool via REUTERS)

Verstappen wins Monaco GP, takes F1 title lead from Hamilton

AP | , Monaco
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 08:56 PM IST
  • Max Verstappen took the lead in the Formula One championship race for the first time in his career with a dominating victory Sunday at the Monaco Grand Prix, his first win on the vaunted circuit.
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc reacts after getting pole position in qualifying.(Pool via REUTERS)
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc reacts after getting pole position in qualifying.(Pool via REUTERS)

Ferrari confirm Leclerc will start on pole in Monaco

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2021 04:56 PM IST
The 23-year-old crashed at the end of qualifying for the showcase race, leaving some doubt about whether he would be able to start on pole or require a new gearbox, which would trigger an automatic grid drop.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain walks near his team garage after the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack.(AP)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain walks near his team garage after the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack.(AP)

Hamilton unhappy after poor qualifying effort at Monaco

AP |
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2021 11:59 PM IST
  • Lewis Hamilton declined to publicly criticize Mercedes after a botched qualifying effort at the Monaco Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc celebrates pole at the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix.(Twitter)
Charles Leclerc celebrates pole at the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix.(Twitter)

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc crashes but takes Monaco Grand Prix pole

AP |
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2021 08:31 PM IST
  • Charles Leclerc halted qualifying 18 seconds from the end after smashing into the barriers, having already set the fastest time.
Drivers compete at the start of the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monaco street circuit. (Getty Images) Exclusive
Drivers compete at the start of the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monaco street circuit. (Getty Images)

Monaco GP: The jewel in the F1 crown

By Sandip Sikdar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2021 02:55 PM IST
  • All eyes on Sunday’s race will be on a track where horsepower is not the king, the driver is.
Sergio Perez: File photo(Getty Images)
Sergio Perez: File photo(Getty Images)

Perez leads 1st practice session for Monaco GP, Hamilton 5th

PTI | , Monaco
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2021 09:17 PM IST
Perez had the best lap of 1 minute, 12.49 seconds on the sinewy 3.4-kilometre (2.1-mile) circuit that snakes around the picturesque Principality.
An aerial view of the circuit in Monaco.(Twitter)
An aerial view of the circuit in Monaco.(Twitter)

F1 rivals play down risk of collision as duel moves to Monaco

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2021 11:46 PM IST
McLaren boss Zak Brown said last week the rivalry could create a chance for his team because "it is just a matter of time until both are determined to not let up into turn one and neither come out"..
The drivers clap hands around a red helmet on a podest, reading 'Thank you Niki', during a minute of silence to tribute F1 legend Niki Lauda prior the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix race, at the Monaco racetrack(AP)
The drivers clap hands around a red helmet on a podest, reading 'Thank you Niki', during a minute of silence to tribute F1 legend Niki Lauda prior the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix race, at the Monaco racetrack(AP)

Monaco GP truly belonged to Niki Lauda

UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 09:05 AM IST
The three-time world champion passed away on Monday, and while he was a regular fixture in modern-day Formula One and visibly missed, the Monaco Grand Prix felt like a celebration instead of a wake.
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton points at the name of late Formula One legend Niki Lauda on his helmet after winning the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monaco street circuit on May 26, 2019 in Monaco(AFP)
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton points at the name of late Formula One legend Niki Lauda on his helmet after winning the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monaco street circuit on May 26, 2019 in Monaco(AFP)

Lewis Hamilton wins Monaco Grand Prix in the spirit of Niki Lauda

Monaco | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 09:16 AM IST
The Briton, who now has 77 career wins and a 17-point lead over team mate Valtteri Bottas in the championship, had called for a miracle as Red Bull’s Max Verstappen filled his car’s mirrors, with the pair banging wheels late on.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Monaco Grand Prix.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Monaco Grand Prix.(REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton wins Monaco GP, extends championship lead

Monaco | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 09:18 PM IST
Mercedes driver Hamilton held off an aggressive Max Verstappen, who finished second but was dropped to fourth after being hit with a five-second penalty earlier in the race.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates qualifying in pole position.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates qualifying in pole position.(REUTERS)

Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton snatches dramatic pole with record lap

Monaco | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 08:17 PM IST
It was an emotional Hamilton’s second pole in Monaco and the 84th of his career as he dug deep in the final seconds to find the speed required to grab the prime grid position from his team-mate.
File image of Lewis Hamilton.(AP)
File image of Lewis Hamilton.(AP)

Hamilton edges Verstappen in opening Monaco practice

Monaco | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 09:58 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton topped the times for Mercedes ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in Thursday morning’s opening free practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix.
File image of Niki Lauda.(AFP)
File image of Niki Lauda.(AFP)

Ferrari and Mercedes to carry Niki Lauda tributes on cars

Monte Carlo | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 11:39 PM IST
Ferrari and Mercedes will set their rivalry aside and join in tributes to honour Niki Lauda at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, the teams said on Wednesday.
McLaren's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso walks ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix.(AFP)
McLaren's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso walks ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix.(AFP)

The complicated legacy of Fernando Alonso

UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 05:59 PM IST
Fernando Alonso is aiming at other kinds of driving, most notably the Indy 500 over in America. A win there would give him motorsport’s triple crown -- the other two races he’s already won are the Monaco Grand Prix and the Le Mans 24 Hours.
McLaren's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso (R) and Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton speak as they attend the drivers' press conference ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 22, 2018.(AFP)
McLaren's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso (R) and Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton speak as they attend the drivers' press conference ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 22, 2018.(AFP)

Hamilton says F1 will miss departing Alonso

Abu Dhabi | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 04:22 PM IST
Alonso will be aiming next year to become only the second man to claim motorsport’s Triple Crown by adding a triumph at the Indianapolis 500, with McLaren, to his victories at the Monaco Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans.
File image of McLaren's Fernando Alonso.(REUTERS)
File image of McLaren's Fernando Alonso.(REUTERS)

McLaren will keep Fernando Alonso on speed dial, says Brown

Woking | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 10:51 AM IST
The double world champion has not ruled out a comeback, while recognising it as unlikely at 37 years old, but team boss Zak Brown said on Wednesday the Spaniard would be the first driver he called if there was a problem.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates winning the Monaco Grand Prix in the Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, who finished third, on May 27, 2018.(REUTERS)
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates winning the Monaco Grand Prix in the Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, who finished third, on May 27, 2018.(REUTERS)

Monaco Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo win teases a Red Bull Racing resurgence

UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 09:53 AM IST
Monaco is a gorgeous, difficult, historic track that throws out the form-book and, given how modern Formula One cars are designed, making Daniel Ricciardo’s win an even sweeter one.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates winning the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.(Reuters)
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates winning the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.(Reuters)

Daniel Ricciardo takes tense Formula One Monaco Grand Prix win on Red Bull’s 250th race

Reuters, Monaco | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 10:03 PM IST
Daniel Ricciardo won the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton.
Engine regulations are likely to change in the future in Formula One.(Reuters)
Engine regulations are likely to change in the future in Formula One.(Reuters)

Formula One aims to agree 2021 engine rules by end-June

Reuters, Monaco | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2018 05:10 PM IST
Commercial rights holders Liberty Media and the governing FIA sat down with teams for an update on future plans and Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff told reporters progress had been made in some areas.
Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen walks in the pits after the second practice session at the Monaco street circuit on May 24, 2018 in Monaco, ahead of the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix.(AFP)
Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen walks in the pits after the second practice session at the Monaco street circuit on May 24, 2018 in Monaco, ahead of the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix.(AFP)

Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen ready to take a gamble in Monaco GP

Reuters, Monaco | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2018 03:12 PM IST
Red Bull have been dominant in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, a race that could see Max Verstappen line up as the youngest Formula One driver ever to start from pole position.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo during practice at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.(Reuters)
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo during practice at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.(Reuters)

Daniel Ricciardo smashes Formula One Monaco Grand Prix lap record in practice

Reuters, Monaco | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 11:33 PM IST
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo topped both practice sessions ahead of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix this weekend.
Valtteri Bottas believes teammate Lewis Hamilton should not hesitate to sign a new contract with Mercedes.(AP)
Valtteri Bottas believes teammate Lewis Hamilton should not hesitate to sign a new contract with Mercedes.(AP)

Valtteri Bottas urges Lewis Hamilton to re-sign for Mercedes

AFP, Monaco | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 05:36 PM IST
Valtteri Bottas, who has a one-year contract with Mercedes, said that he believes that both him and Lewis Hamilton will stay with the Formula One team next year.
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia is all smiles after posting the fastest time in the first practice session of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.(AP)
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia is all smiles after posting the fastest time in the first practice session of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.(AP)

Daniel Ricciardo leads Red Bull 1-2 in Formula One Monaco Grand Prix practice

Reuters, Monaco | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 06:58 PM IST
Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen were 1-2 for Red Bull in the first practice of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix.
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