Held at famous Monaco Circuit, F1 Monaco Grand
Prix or Monaco GP is among the most prestigious Formula 1 races. Know
more about it here.
Monaco Grand Prix
F1 Monaco Grand Prix, among the most prestigious
Formula 1 races, is held on the Monaco Circuit every year. Since first
race in 1929 the venue is constantly holding the race. The race is
considered the ultimate test of driving skills in Formula One.
Monaco Grand Prix Information
||3.340 km (2.075 mi)
||260.520 km (161.887 mi)
|Most wins (drivers)
||Ayrton Senna (6)
|Most wins (constructors)
The race is organized on a narrow course carved in the streets of Monte
Carlo, with many elevation changes and tight corners, making it one of
the most demanding tracks in Formula One. Though the speeds are
relatively low here, the place is quite dangerous to drive. With 77
laps, Monaco Grand Prix poses great challenge for Formula One drivers.
Average fastest speed in Monaco Grand Prix has risen from 50mph (80 kph)
to 88mph (143 kph).
The race is unique in having been held on the same circuit every time
since its inception.
- Ayrton Senna of Brazil has bagged six victories, winning five
consecutively between 1989 and 1993.
- Graham Hill is known as Mr Monaco due to his five Monaco wins in
- Michael Schumacher has won Monaco Grand Prix five times.
Grand Prix Dates 21 to 24 May 2009
20 to 23 May 2010
Automobile Club de Monaco
BP 464 - 23, blvd Albert Ier
MC 98012 Monaco
Principality of Monaco
Since the beginning of Monaco Grand Prix, two drivers have crashed and
ended up in the harbour, the most famous being Alberto Ascari in 1955.
Triple Formula One champion Nelson Piquet said famously about racing at
"It is like trying to cycle round your living room"
Drivers Having Multiple Wins
||1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
||1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969
||1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001
||1984, 1985, 1986, 1988
||1956, 1960, 1961
||1966, 1971, 1973
|Juan Manuel Fangio
Note: David Coulthard and Fernando Alonso are still driving.