Memories of the year: Kubica on the limit at Monaco

Memories of the year: Kubica on the limit at Monaco

When he thinks back to Robert Kubica's performance at Monaco in 2010, Edd Straw has no doubts that given the right car the Pole can be world champion one day

Monaco. 14 May 2010. Robert Kubica is on it... big-time. His Renault is a yellow-and-black blur, perfectly controlled teetering on the limit of adhesion. He is visibly lightning fast whichever of the principality's pavements you choose to watch from, within touching distance of the embodiment of the limits of physics.

He's inch – no, millimetre – perfect at every corner. The car is consistent and predictable, no question, but Kubica is extracting 100 percent of its potential. Around the tortuous streets of Monte Carlo, this is his one chance to make the difference.

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