The Circuit de Monaco runs through the streets of La Condamine and Monte Carlo, around Monaco harbour. The first Monaco Grand Prix was organised by Anthony Noghs in 1929, and is considered to be one of the very most prestigious automobile races on earth.
The first Grand Prix of Monaco was won by William Grover Williams, then followed by others great names like Schumacher, Senna, Prost, Fangio, Graham Hill.
It is the slowest and the hardest of-the World Formula 1 Championship.
The Grand Prix of Monaco is a wonderful legendary race that all the pilots dream to win on the circuit of the Principality.
The circuit’s elevations shifts, tight corners and a narrow course make it one-of the trickiest in Formula One. It features both the slowest corner in the sport (the Grand Hotel hairpin, taken at just 50kph (31mph) and one of the quickest (the flat out kink in the tunnel, three turns beyond the hairpin, taken at 260kph (160mph).
Coming to the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco is one instant unforgettable that you have to expect and prepare.
Today the Grand Prix of Monaco is globally known even by the least excited of motor sport and after various modification on the path (turn Sainte – Commit, the turn of the restaurant La Rascasse), the circuit measures currently 3, 367 km. Due to its duration the Grand Prix is restricted to 78 turns.
It is in 1929, on April 14th at 13:30, under the honorary Presidency of S.A.S. the Prince Louis II the Grand Prix of Monaco was born thanks in particular to President Anthony Noghes who revealed a strong will in order to help you to form in the smallest European state (after the Vatican) an occasion of this scale. His notion strongly supported by the Prince Louis II may be concretized thanks to its motivation and support of the famous pilot Monegasque, Louis Chiron.
Because even a small mistake within the streets of the principality is fatal to win in Monaco is hard.
While overtaking is notoriously tough, the circuit’s twists and turns favour the skill of the driver over the power of the automobiles.
In 2012 Mark Webber made it three victories in a row for Red Bull Racing.