Can Mercedes win Monaco?

Can Mercedes win Monaco?

Mercedes is super-fast over one lap, flew in Monaco last year, and has slow-corner and traction strengths. Can it hold the pack at bay? Edd Straw analyses this and the other pre-Monte Carlo talking points

All eyes are on Mercedes heading into the Monaco Grand Prix, with some suggesting that the combination of the F1 W04's prodigious speed and the near-impossibility of overtaking in Monte Carlo add up to a potential first win of the season.

This year's Mercedes is a seriously quick racing car. So quick that it has bagged the past three pole positions, and would surely have four out of five qualifying successes but for early-season bad weather.

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