F2 Monaco: Lawson loses feature race pole over yellow flag infringement

Championship leader Felipe Drugovich was leading for MP Motorsport until he hit the wall at Turn 19 in the session’s final seconds, bringing out the yellow flags in the last sector.
Lawson then improved on his earlier time to take provisional pole, with DAMS’ Ayumu Iwasa also improving to go second, demoting Drugovich to third.
But stewards ruled that Lawson had failed to reduce speed in …Keep reading

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Bottas hit by MGU-K failure as F1 practice woes continue

Bottas suffered a Ferrari MGU-K failure on his very first lap in FP1, before he had set a time.
He managed to the car back to the pits, but the MGU-K issue meant that he broke the speed limit by 21.9km/h as he came in, earning himself a €1000 fine.
He was forced to sit out the rest of the FP1 session before finally getting some laps in FP2 after his team changed both the MGU-K and the …Keep reading

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Red Bull admits gap to Ferrari bigger than expected in Monaco

While Ferrari had been expected to have a slight edge around the Monte Carlo street circuit, with its F1-75 traditionally excelling in low and medium speed corners, it advantage was larger than it has been at other tracks.
Charles Leclerc’s fastest lap in the more representative second practice session was 0.379 seconds ahead of third fastest Perez, with Max Verstappen a further seven …Keep reading

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Hamilton: Monaco F1 track the “bumpiest rollercoaster” ride

The seven-time world champion and his teammate George Russell endured their share of difficulties around the streets of Monte Carlo on Friday, with their W13 experiencing some extreme bouncing.
Reflecting on his day, after ending up 12th in the second session, Hamilton said: “Firstly, it’s the bumpiest the track has ever been, it’s probably the bumpiest track I’ve ever driven.
“So that makes …Keep reading

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Tsunoda on verge of grid penalty after Monaco F1 reprimand

Tsunoda was summoned by the stewards after second practice for the Monaco Grand Prix over an incident with Magnussen exiting the tunnel.
Heading into the Nouvelle Chicane, Magnussen went straight on and ran close to Tsunoda as the AlphaTauri driver negotiated the left-hand turn.
The stewards met with both drivers following the conclusion of practice, and found that Tsunoda had been given …Keep reading

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