Monaco Grand Prix 2016 – Race

Weather: Wet and cool Temperature: Air: 22-24°C, Track: 33-38°C Race Notes • Felipe Massa finished 10th and Valtteri Bottas 12th in today’s Monaco Grand Prix • Felipe was able to take advantage of changing conditions throughout the race to move forward from his grid position as he switched from wet to intermediate and then dry tyres. But Valtteri lost time […]

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Monaco Grand Prix 2015 – Practice

FP1 Weather: Cool and Dry Air & Track Temperatures: 14 – 15°C / 16 – 22°C Felipe Massa: FW37-02, PU106B Hybrid: 1:19.766 (10th) Valtteri Bottas: FW37-03, PU106B Hybrid: 1:20.917 (17th) Quickest Time: L. Hamilton (1:18.750) FP2 Weather: Cool with Showers Air & Track Temperatures: 13 – 15°C / 17 – 23°C Felipe Massa: FW37-02, PU106B Hybrid: 1:19.560 (12th) Valtteri Bottas: […]

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Monaco Grand Prix Race

Race Notes: Felipe Massa finished seventh whilst Valtteri Bottas race ended on lap 50 of 78 in the Monaco Grand Prix. Both drivers made strong starts and, despite two safety cars interrupting proceedings, looked in a strong position to collect a good points haul for the team following their pitstops. Felipe pushed hard to catch Button and capitalised on accidents […]

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Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying

Qualifying Notes Valtteri Bottas qualified 13th and Felipe Massa 16th in a tough qualifying session in Monaco. Valtteri struggled to get heat into his front tyres whilst Felipe was involved in an incident with Marcus Ericsson which ended his running in the opening session. Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: Today hasn’t been the easiest of days as is clear […]

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Monaco Grand Prix Practice

Objectives: Aero Evaluations, Set-up and Tyre Work FP1: Felipe Massa, 1:20.517 (16th), Valtteri Bottas, 1:19.494 (7th) FP2: Felipe Massa, 1:20.394 (16th), Valtteri Bottas, 1:19.421 (5th) Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: There are some new parts we are running this weekend and we gathered lots of data in FP1. The rain affected our running this afternoon, so we couldn’t complete […]

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Monaco Grand Prix Race Preview

Former Williams star Nelson Piquet once likened the Monaco Grand Prix to riding a bicycle around his living room. Anyone who has attended the race will know that’s untrue; riding a bike indoors is much easier than controlling an 850bhp grand prix car through the streets of the Principality! The track is narrow, bumpy and unforgiving, and those factors combine […]

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