Stat Attack: Monaco

Stat Attack: Monaco

Michele Merlino investigates the records and compiles the stats ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix

Monaco personal scoreboard

• Jenson Button won last year from pole in Monaco and finished second behind Jarno Trulli in 2004. He has the chance to use his ability to conserve tyres: last year he was one of the last front-runners to stop and gained a decisive advantage over his rivals.

• Lewis Hamilton was second in his debut year, behind Fernando Alonso, then won in 2008 in spectacular fashion, overcoming contact with the barrier early in the race. Last year a mistake in qualifying sent him to the back of the field and he finished 12th. He also won here in F3 (two races in 2005) and in GP2 (in 2006).

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