Monaco Grand Prix

  • Under-fire Perez says his Monaco move not stupid 07-06-2013 09:36 AM

    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 28-05-2013 02:55 PM

    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...
  • Formula One team Renault to work on reducing engine costs 27-05-2013 02:14 PM

    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 27-05-2013 10:16 AM

    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 23-race run of scoring finishes. The Lotus driver and the Mexican made contact at the entrance to the chicane in Sunday's race while...
  • Grosjean handed 10-place penalty for Canada 27-05-2013 09:16 AM

    Monaco: Lotus driver Romain Grosjean was handed a 10-place 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...
  • Force India's Adrian Sutil finishes 5th at Monaco GP 26-05-2013 08:59 PM

    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. Team-mate Paul di Resta, who started in 17th, finished ninth to bag...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix 26-05-2013 07:52 PM

    Monaco: Nico Rosberg kept his cool amid the chaos to win the crash-marred 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,...
  • Mercedes tyre test triggers Monaco Grand Prix storm 26-05-2013 04:47 PM

    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...
  • Adrian Sutil to start 8th at Monaco 25-05-2013 09:00 PM

    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...
  • Nico Rosberg takes pole position for Monaco Grand Prix 25-05-2013 06:42 PM

    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 team-mate Lewis Hamilton and, with Monaco's track the hardest to overtake on in Formula One, Mercedes...
  • Raikkonen in the hunt without the Hunt 25-05-2013 05:17 PM

    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 party-loving Lotus driver, second in the championship at present, is a big fan of Britain's 1976 champion and once entered...
  • Bob Fernley says costs threaten some Formula One teams 25-05-2013 05:09 PM

    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...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest again in crash-marred 3rd practice 25-05-2013 03:53 PM

    Monaco: German driver Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the crash-marred 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 razor-thin, sinewy street circuit again proved hard...
  • Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli warn they could quit F1 23-05-2013 11:24 PM

    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...
  • Kimi Raikkonen would rather be left alone 23-05-2013 09:05 PM

    Monaco: Kimi Raikkonen would much rather be left alone but he is happy to admit that sometimes he does not know what he is doing. Social media is never going to be the Finn's thing and the Lotus driver has never hidden his distaste for interviews but he overcame his...
  • Nico Rosberg quickest in both Monaco GP practice runs 23-05-2013 07:39 PM

    Monaco: German driver Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in both practice sessions for the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday. Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was second fastest in the afternoon's second practice run ahead of the Ferrari pair of Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa. Rosberg has taken pole position in...
  • Mercedes' Rosberg quickest in first Monaco GP practice 23-05-2013 06:00 PM

    Monaco: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday. The German driver has been on pole position for the last two races and clocked 1 minute and 16.195 seconds to finish 0.087 faster than Ferrari rival Fernando Alonso....
  • Fernando Alonso suggests Red Bull sound like sore losers 22-05-2013 11:44 PM

    Monaco: Red Bull sound like sore losers for complaining about the Formula One tyres, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso suggested on Wednesday. The Spaniard, winner in China in April and Barcelona this month, told reporters at the Monaco Grand Prix that it was up to the champions to explain their comments but...
  • Monaco ace Mark Webber loves the race, not the place 22-05-2013 11:30 PM

    Monaco: As a race, Mark Webber loves Monaco. As a place, he would much rather be somewhere else. Red Bull's gritty Australian racer has won the most glamorous event on the Formula One calendar twice in the last three years and counts doing so as one of the greatest thrills...
  • Monaco sun fails to thaw out Hamilton and Sutil feud 22-05-2013 10:47 PM

    Monaco: Adrian Sutil appeared reluctant to forgive and forget on Wednesday after Lewis Hamilton had hoped for a thaw in their frozen friendship. The two Formula One drivers, team mates in junior series and the best of friends until Sutil was involved in a nightclub fracas in China two years...
  • Kimi Raikkonen plays down Monaco Grand Prix chances 22-05-2013 05:05 PM

    Monaco: The Monaco Grand Prix should be less about tire degradation and more about pole position, as Formula One returns for its showcase race on a street circuit that is notoriously difficult to overtake on. That will be good news for Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, but less so for Lotus...
  • Monaco offers Hamilton his best chance yet 22-05-2013 01:17 PM

    Monaco: Words and hats may have to be eaten along with the usual canapes and caviar if Lewis Hamilton wins the glamour race of the Formula One season in Monaco this weekend. The sceptics who doubted McLaren's 2008 world champion would stand on top of the podium this season after...
  • VJM06 is the best Force India car I have driven: Sutil 20-05-2013 07:01 PM

    Monte Carlo: Adrian Sutil says the VJM06, launched for the 2013 season, is the best car he has driven for Sahara Force India and it would suit the street circuit for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, here. Asked if the current car is the best Force India has come up so...
  • Todt forgives Hamilton after personal letter 09-06-2011 06:26 PM

    London: Lewis Hamilton wrote a personal letter to the head of Formula One's governing body to escape a possible race ban for his Monaco Grand Prix outburst against stewards and rivals. The Times newspaper on Thursday quoted International Automobile Federation (FIA) president Jean Todt as saying the McLaren driver could...
  • Adrian Sutil finishes 7th in Monaco GP 29-05-2011 08:39 PM

    Monte Carlo: Adrian Sutil produced Force India's best result of the current Formula One season by finishing seventh in the action-packed Monaco Grand Prix, in which five drivers failed to finish the race here on Sunday. Sutil earned eight points for Force India after returning empty-handed in the last four...
  • Vettel wins incident-packed Monaco GP 29-05-2011 08:20 PM

    Monaco: Sebastian Vettel profited from a large stroke of fortune to win Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, beating Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button in a thrilling and incident-packed race that several drivers failed to finish. Defending F1 champion Vettel has won five of the six races this season, with only McLaren's...
  • 'Disappointing not to set time in qualifying' 28-05-2011 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: Narain Karthikeyan was disappointed not to have participated in the qualifying session of the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday. "There was a problem with the rear suspension of my car. A bearing had broken. The team couldn't fix it on time. It was disappointing not to have been...
  • Vettel on pole in Monaco, Perez crashes 28-05-2011 08:09 PM

    Monaco: Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday after a qualifying session overshadowed by a serious accident involving Mexican Sergio Perez. The pole was the 20th of Vettel's F1 career, his fifth of the season, first in Monaco and Red Bull's...
  • Red Bull alter pitstop procedures 26-05-2011 12:33 PM

    Monaco: Formula One champions Red Bull have changed their pitstop procedures for Sunday's showcase Monaco Grand Prix after accusing Ferrari of shadowing them at the last race in Spain. Team principal Christian Horner told reporters on Wednesday that suspicions were raised at the Circuit de Catalunya last weekend when Ferrari's...