Tag Archive: Monte Carlo

Jan 22

WRC: Ogier seals fourth straight Monte-Carlo win

Jari-Matti Latvala finished second in a Toyota Yaris

WRC Ogier seals fourth straight Monte-Carlo win Sébastien Ogier eased through the final leg in the mountains above Monaco to claim his fifth Monte-Carlo success in total by 2min 15.0sec in a Ford Fiesta World Rally Car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

WRC: Ogier wins Monte-Carlo

Sébastien Ogier won his fourth consecutive Rallye Monte-Carlo on Sunday afternoon in a Ford Fiesta World Rally Car

He opened the defence of his FIA World Rally Championship crown with a 2min 15.0sec victory on the four-day classic on snow and ice-covered roads in the French Alps. It was a dream debut for the Frenchman with the M-Sport World Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

WRC: Ogier leads in Monte-Carlo after Neuville drama

Sébastien Ogier will start the final Rallye Monte-Carlo day on the cusp of a fourth straight win

WRC Ogier leads in Monte-Carlo after Neuville drama Thierry Neuville had never been headed since Thursday night’s start, but an impact midway through the final speed test of the penultimate leg broke his Hyundai i20 Coupe’s rear left suspension and handed the advantage to Ogier. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

New WRC era is ready for blast-off in Monte-Carlo

Dynamic new-look World Rally Cars will echo through the mountains of the French Alps

WRC 2017 The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as this week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 – 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

New cars, new teams, new rules: new WRC era is ready for blast-off in Monte-Carlo!

Eagerly-awaited 2017 WRC season kicks off in Monte-Carlo

WRC 2017 The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as next week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 – 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

WRC: Monte-Carlo Rally Route

Although this year’s route covers territory that is familiar to the drivers, organisers have made subtle changes

Rallye Monte-Carlo may conjure up images of Monaco’s glitz and glamour, but it is the bleak and inhospitable mountain roads of the French Alps where the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship will be won and lost. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Verstappen looking forward to new engine in Montreal

“I made a mistake and hit the wall. That’s of course not how you want to end the weekend”

2016-02-25 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen_14 Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen was eager to put the disappointment of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend behind him and look forward to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal next month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix race report

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix qualifying report

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo.

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May 28

Pirelli reveals 2017 tyres in Monte Carlo (+video)

Wider tyres and a bigger footprint for faster lap times

2016-05-28 - Pirelli reveals 2017 tyres in Monte Carlo 02 Pirelli has presented its new tyres in 2017 size in Monte Carlo. This is a significant technical change that also has an effect on the balance and aesthetics of the cars that will compete next year: the initial season of Pirelli’s latest three-year agreement in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

GP2 Series round 2 post feature race penalties

Giovinazzi and Malja receive time penalties

Round 2 post feature race penaltiesFollowing today’s feature race at Monte Carlo, it was found that PREMA Racing’s Antonio Giovinazzi had left the track at Turn 10 and gained an advantage during the event. Therefore, the Italian was handed a 5 second time penalty which has been added to his elapsed race time.

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May 26

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix free practice report

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo.

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May 26

Sirotkin flies to Monte Carlo pole

ART Grand Prix driver claims second GP2 pole position

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Sergey Sirotkin was not to be denied today: quickest in free practice, the Russian ace kept the pressure on his rivals during the qualifying session at Monte Carlo by setting a blazing laptime of 1:19.186 in Group B and claiming pole position. Although Norman Nato had been fastest in Group A earlier, his personal best was bettered by seven tenths by Sirotkin. The Frenchman will start from the front row in tomorrow’s feature race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Sirotkin tops free practice in Monte Carlo

ART Grand Prix ace quickest in incident-filled session

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Russian ace Sergey Sirotkin set the best laptime in today’s free practice at Monte Carlo with a 1:20.361 in an eventful session. Barcelona race winners Norman Nato and Alex Lynn completed the top three – one tenth slower than Sirotkin. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix preview

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Hamilton aims to be comeback king at principality

 Hamilton’s only victory at the principality came back in 2008

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s sentiments that the Barcelona clash with team-mate Nico Rosberg is in the past and is looking to return to winning ways at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Monte Carlo Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Monte Carlo Grand Prix: May 26-29, 2016

2016-05-17 - Monte Carlo Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Monte Carlo Grand Prix.

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Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Unstoppable Ogier seals hat-trick in Monte Carlo

Sebastien Ogier achieved a childhood ambition by winning Rallye Monte-Carlo for a third consecutive season on Sunday

Sebastien Ogier - photo © DPPI - François Baudin The Frenchman joined an exclusive club of drivers to have won the legendary event, the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship, three times in a row. Only Sandro Munari, Walter Röhrl, Tommi Mäkinen and Sébastien Loeb have done likewise. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Stars celebrate new WRC season in Monte

Celebrities and VIP guests will enjoy high-speed rides alongside top WRC drivers

Celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment will join the stars of the FIA World Rally Championship to open the 2016 season at a dazzling launch in Monte-Carlo this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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