2014 Grand Prix de Monaco

Hello F1 Fans, 

     For the sixth round of the 2014 Formula 1 championship, the F1 paddock heads to Monte Carlo for the most glamorous & prestigious events of the year - The Grand Prix de Monaco. The tight and twisting streets of the Principality first played host to Formula One in 1950. For the drivers it’s one of the most demanding racing weekends of the season at a circuit where the closeness of the walls and the slippery, unpredictable nature of the road surfaces mean that the tiniest error is often severely punished. Monaco's street circuit places very different demands on the cars in comparison to the majority of the other circuits. The cars are set up with high down-force as many of the corners are taken at such a low speed to negate any aerodynamic effect, but instead to shorten braking times and keep the cars stable under acceleration. While break wear is not a problem, cooling can be a major concern. Teams usually bring special wing assemblies incorporating extra active planes for Monaco.

STANDINGS - Lewis Hamilton has finally taken the lead in Drivers Championship. The standings after the Spanish Grand Prix we have Lewis Hamilton leads the Drivers championship with 100 points, Nico Rosberg in second with 97 points and Fernando Alonso in third with 49 points. In the Constructors’ battle Mercedes leads with 197 points with Red Bull in 2nd with 84 points and Ferrari in 3rd with 66 points.

TYRE ALLOCATION -  As has been the case for the last three years, Pirelli has nominated the P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red super-soft types for the Monaco Grand Prix; the two softest tires in Pirelli’s range. Pirelli expects an average of two pit stops per car in Monaco because of very low tire wear and degradation. 

DRS ZONES - Just one DRS zone will be in place for the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix, with governing body the FIA choosing to retain the area along the start-finish straight. The detection point has been placed between Turns 16 and 17, while the activation marker comes on the exit of the final corner (Turn 19) for the run to St. Devote.

Can Lewis Hamilton continue his amazing winning streak in Monaco with another win? Can Nico Rosberg repeat his last year's winning performance in Monte Carlo at his home race? Will this be the track where we'll see a new driver winning in 2014? If you're in the New York City area and looking for some great racing action with other F1 fans, be sure to join us for the Monaco Grand Prix to see who will take the checkered flag. Race will start at 08:00AM EDT with the pre-race starting at 07:30AM EDT. It's going to be another exciting race. 

We hope to see you all!

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  • Keir

    Another good race

    May 25

  • Juan F. L.

    What a turn out for today's event.

    1 · May 25

  • Phil

    'nother last minute change of plans! Everyone enjoy, and thanks for a great get together on Wednesday. Especially David, Kristine & the Monaco peeps! Hoping for Rosberg today, to keep the championship in a yin yang balance. (But haven't yet heard any resolution of yesterday's last lap qualie hijinks???)

    May 25

  • Richard N.

    First time ever seeing a event like this with fans, I am actually interested plus a great tripleheader of motorsports and this race kicks it off.

    May 25

  • Fred L.

    Also in NYC for the weekend. Will be nice to watch the race with fellow fans!

    May 22, 2014

  • Nick R.

    Going to be in NYC for a few days and looks like I found the place to watch the GP. Looking forward to it!!

    May 20, 2014

  • Ben M.

    Heading over from the UK on business and can't possibly miss this classic race, so I'll look forward to catching it with fellow enthusiasts! :)

    May 20, 2014

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