Technical analysis: Monaco GP

Technical analysis: Monaco GP

Monaco is a unique circuit, with unique technical requirements the teams had to adapt to. Craig Scarborough looks at the modifications the F1 squads introduced in Monte Carlo

Every year the Monaco Grand Prix comes around, and each year the track remains almost unchanged. With its tight corners, bumps, changes of camber in the road and ever present barriers. As a result, Monaco provides the teams with consistent if punishing set of demands on the car.

This year was no exception, except that the far-reaching rule changes left the teams without the downforce they are used to and with little scope to add extra load from the bodywork. However, the slick tyres provided some of this lost grip.

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