The Monaco GP review: How Webber made it six of the best

The Monaco GP review: How Webber made it six of the best

The full story of how Mark Webber made it six winners from six races as he held on staunchly to beat a train of five cars and take his second Monaco Grand Prix victory, after a classic game of strategic nouse and canny driving


Practice one - Thursday am

It was a fairly serene start to Formula 1's glamorous weekend and even the rumoured rain stayed away, at least for the first session, so it was no surprise to see that there was little track activity early on beyond the usual installation laps. In fact that's all Kimi Raikkonen would elect to do as he decided to change the steering on his Lotus.

While he did that, his young French team-mate Romain Grosjean was having no such problems and set about causing a stir, going second fastest overall, beaten only by Ferrari's Fernando Alonso. The Italian team looked strong from the outset and even the haunted Felipe Massa appeared comfortable (in sixth overall).

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