Facts and figures for the Monaco Grand Prix

Цифры и факты Гран При Монако

The coming weekend of the Formula 1, the Monaco Grand Prix, is unofficially considered the most prestigious stage F1 and is on a par with “Indy 500” and “24 hours Le Mana” in the triple crown of Motorsport.

This year the fight for the championship are already Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes, and after the victory of the British in Spain, the German advantage down to six points.

Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen can’t keep up with their nanikai – let’s see whether they can turn the tide in Monaco.

In anticipation of the start of the weekend in Monte Carlo we offer to your attention interesting facts:

Track: Circuit de Monaco
Direction: clockwise
Turns: 19
Laps in race: 78
Date of race: may 28, 2017
Open circuit: 1929
The first Grand Prix world championship: 1950
Lap record: 1.14,439 (Michael Schumacher, 2004)
Lap length: 3,340 km
Race distance: 260,520 km
The owner of the pole, 2016: Daniel ricciardo (Red Bull Racing)
The 2016 winner: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

The Winners Of The Grand Prix Of Monaco:

Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton won in Monaco, but the Spaniard this year chose to try your hand at the Indy 500, but in the entire history of the championship is the undisputed leader Ayrton Senna with six wins in the Principality.

The schedule of races in 2017:

Thursday, may 25
First practice – 11:00 -12:30
The second training session 15:00 -16:30

Saturday, may 27

The third practice – 12:00 -13:00
Qualifications start at 15:00

Sunday, may 28
Race start at 15:00

* Moscow time is specified

Race support:
Formula 2
Porsche Supercup
The Eurocup Formula Renault

Guest judge: requires confirmation
Area DRS: direct start-finish
The speed limit in the pit lane: 60 km/h for all sessions
Fuel consumption: on average 1.5 kg per lap
Maximum speed: 295 km/h
At full throttle: 50% circle
Gear changes: 48 times per lap
The maximum load in the turns: 3,6 G (12-turn)
The probability of exit safety car: 80%
Tire choice: Ultrasoft (purple rims), Supersoft, (red rims), Soft (yellow headbands)

Weather forecast:
Thursday – Sunny, temperature in the area of 18-25 °C
Saturday – Sunny, temperature in the area of 18-25 °C
Sunday – Sunny, temperature in the area of 18-26 °C

Next step: the Grand Prix of Canada

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