MONACO GRAND PRIX

  • Nico Rosberg expects ties with Lewis Hamilton to improve May 27, 2014

    Formula One leader Nico Rosberg expects his rocky relationship with Mercedes' team mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton to improve despite the rift between them after last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. Rosberg won the showcase race on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Hamilton, who suggested the German had used...
  • Sebastian Vettel's F1 season going from bad to worse May 26, 2014

    Sebastian Vettel's season got even more frustrating on Sunday after the fourtime defending Formula One champion spent most of the Monaco Grand Prix watching from the garage after car failure ended his race. The German driver had already won two races by this stage last season, but this year he has...
  • Formula One: Mercedes to keep close eye on feuding drivers May 26, 2014

    Dominant Mercedes are ready to read the riot act, even as they celebrate a perfect season so far, if their fractious drivers overstep the mark in an increasingly intense fight for the Formula One title. After a Monaco Grand Prix weekend marked by the souring of relations between Lewis Hamilton and...
  • Hulkenberg earns 10 points for Force India, Perez exits early May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Nico Hulkenberg finished fifth for the third time this season after Sergio Perez suffered a crash in the first lap as Sahara Force India secured 10 points from the Monaco Grand Prix under overcast conditions on Sunday. Hulkenberg showed great control to take fifth position after starting 11th from the...
  • Formula One standings after the Monaco Grand Prix 2014 May 25, 2014

    Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 12 finish. The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making a...
  • Rosberg holds off teammate Hamilton to win Monaco Grand Prix May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 12 finish. The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making...
  • Monaco GP: No luck for Sebastian Vettel on 100th race for Red Bull May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Quadruple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel retired from the Monaco Grand Prix, his 100th race for Red Bull, on Sunday. The 26yearold German, who had made a good start to take third place from Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo behind the two Mercedes drivers, slowed on lap four...
  • Sergio Perez to start 10th, Nico Hulkenberg 11th at Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Monaco: Sahara Force India's chance to challenge Ferrai for the third position diminished after Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg managed 10th and 11th place on the grid for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix. Ferrai are placed third with 66 points, nine more that Force India, in the constructors championship. Fernando Alonso and Kimi...
  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg takes pole position for Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton on Saturday after making a late error that left his Mercedes team0mate visibly irate at missing out on a shot at qualifying in first place. With Rosberg holding the best time, the Mercedes pair went out for...
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton fastest in third practice for Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Monaco: Championship leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the third and final practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. The Mercedes driver clocked a time of 1 minute, 16.758 seconds, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo .050 behind and Mercedes' Nico Rosberg .116 back in...
  • Lewis Hamilton enthralled by Monaco GP madness May 24, 2014

    Insane, ridiculous, terrifying, incredible a lap of the Monaco Grand Prix circuit is all that and more for Lewis Hamilton and he cannot get enough of it. The Formula One championship leader is an old hand at mastering the most glamorous and historic street circuit in motorsport but he still...
  • Alain Prost sees trouble brewing for Mercedes teammates May 23, 2014

    Titlechasing Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will struggle to stay friends this season and it may not take much for the relationship to sour, according to fourtimes Formula One world champion Alain Prost. While reluctant to make too many comparisons with his own past, and his famous title duels...
  • Ferrari's Fernando Alonso fastest in 2nd practice at Monaco Grand Prix May 22, 2014

    Monaco: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso posted the fastest time in the raindisrupted second practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton second. Alonso, who is third overall in the F1 championship, clocked a time of 1 minute, 18.482 seconds. Hamilton was .419 seconds behind...
  • Ferrari rush to reassure Fernando Alonso May 22, 2014

    Monaco: Ferrari moved quickly to assure Fernando Alonso they were fully behind him on Thursday after the Formula One driver made critical comments about lack of support. "Fernando is the best driver in the world, who always gives 200 per cent in the races," said Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo in...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at Monaco GP May 22, 2014

    Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second. The British driver, who is aiming for his fifth straight win, clocked a time of 1 minute, 18.271 seconds. Rosberg finished .032 behind. Australian driver...
  • Formula One needs new winner in Monaco to maintain suspense May 21, 2014

    Formula One desperately needs a different winner at the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend to maintain any semblance of suspense. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton goes for his fifth straight win, with the F1 season taking on an air of inevitability, just like last season when Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull dominated with...
  • Underfire Perez says his Monaco move not stupid June 7, 2013

    Montreal: Sergio Perez has defended himself against criticism that he drove like "an idiot" at last month's Monaco Grand Prix, insisting he did nothing wrong. The Mexican came under fire from rival drivers after he collided with Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen in the most recent race of the...
  • Suspension failure caused Massa's Monaco crash: Ferrari May 28, 2013

    Monaco: Suspension failure caused Felipe Massa's Monaco Grand Prix crash at the weekend, Ferrari said on Tuesday. The Brazilian's race crash looked like a carbon copy of one he had in final practice which he said was caused by the front wheels locking after he braked and hit a bump on...
  • Formula One team Renault to work on reducing engine costs May 27, 2013

    Monaco: Renault are committed to Formula One and will work to reduce the cost of their new engine after its introduction next year, the company's chief executive Carlos Ghosn has assured Bernie Ecclestone. Speaking at the Monaco Grand Prix after Renault announced a deal to supply its 2014 engine to...
  • Raikkonen brands Perez an idiot for overtaking move May 27, 2013

    Monaco: Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen accused McLaren's Sergio Perez of driving like an idiot after a Monaco Grand Prix collision that almost ended the Finn's 23race run of scoring finishes. The Lotus driver and the Mexican made contact at the entrance to the chicane in Sunday's race while Raikkonen...
  • Grosjean handed 10place penalty for Canada May 27, 2013

    Monaco: Lotus driver Romain Grosjean was handed a 10place grid penalty for next month's Canadian Formula One Grand Prix after smashing into the back of Daniel Ricciardo's Toro Rosso in Monaco on Sunday. Stewards ruled that the Frenchman, who had a spate of accidents last year and was banned for one...
  • Force India's Adrian Sutil finishes 5th at Monaco GP May 26, 2013

    Monte Carlo: Force India driver Adrian Sutil drove a superb race to come home in fifth position and bagging 10 points in the prestigious Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix held here at the Circuit de Monaco on Sunday. Teammate Paul di Resta, who started in 17th, finished ninth to bag two...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix May 26, 2013

    Monaco: Nico Rosberg kept his cool amid the chaos to win the crashmarred Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday and give Mercedes their first victory of the season, as well as emulate his father's victory from 30 years ago. The German driver began from pole position for the third straight GP, but...
  • Mercedes tyre test triggers Monaco Grand Prix storm May 26, 2013

    Monaco: Controversy erupted at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday after it emerged that Mercedes, who swept the front row in qualifying for the Formula One race, carried out a secret tyre test with Pirelli last week. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, who found out 'second hand' only on Saturday...
  • Adrian Sutil to start 8th at Monaco May 25, 2013

    Monte Carlo: Force India's Adrian Sutil will start at eighth at the grid while his teammate Paul di Resta will take the 17th slot in the Monaco Grand Prix of the Formula One Championships here on Sunday. Sutil drove his VJM06 car to best lap time of 1 min 15.383 secs...
  • Nico Rosberg takes pole position for Monaco Grand Prix May 25, 2013

    Monaco: Nico Rosberg set the fastest qualifying time at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday to secure his third consecutive pole position and a fourth straight for Mercedes. The German driver finished ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton and, with Monaco's track the hardest to overtake on in Formula One, Mercedes have...
  • Raikkonen in the hunt without the Hunt May 25, 2013

    Monaco: Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen has covered up a tribute on his helmet to late champion James Hunt after the lettering was deemed to contravene television regulations. The partyloving Lotus driver, second in the championship at present, is a big fan of Britain's 1976 champion and once entered a...
  • Bob Fernley says costs threaten some Formula One teams May 25, 2013

    Monaco: Some Formula One teams face a fight for survival next season when engine costs more than double, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said on Saturday. "You shouldn't underestimate the resolve of Formula One teams, they are incredibly resilient and probably will come through," the Briton said at the Monaco...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest again in crashmarred 3rd practice May 25, 2013

    Monaco: German driver Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the crashmarred third practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday. The Mercedes driver is aiming for a third straight pole position and will be confident heading into the afternoon's qualifying. Monaco's razorthin, sinewy street circuit again proved hard to handle...
  • Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli warn they could quit F1 May 23, 2013

    Monaco: Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli warned teams on Thursday that they will quit the sport at the end of the season if a new contract from 2014 is not agreed soon. Motorsport director Paul Hembery did not hide his impatience when he told reporters at the Monaco Grand Prix...