The tech tricks F1 teams used to attack Monaco

The tech tricks F1 teams used to attack Monaco

As ever, the Monaco Grand Prix weekend featured specific upgrades to deal with the challenge of the principality. Some went further than others

It's easy to view Monaco as less of a unique challenge in Formula 1 these days, thanks to the opening-up of some of the tight corners over the years and an increasingly super-smooth surface.

But the narrow streets of Monte Carlo and the low-speed, low-energy circuit layout still pose headaches for the teams, which always find different ways to tackle a track that requires maximum mechanical and aerodynamic grip but does not pose the usual downforce vs drag headache.

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