The Circuit de Monaco runs through the streets of Monte Carlo and La Condamine, around Monaco harbour. The first Monaco Grand Prix was organised by Anthony Noghs in 1929, and is considered to be one of the very prestigious automobile races in the world.
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 toughest of the World Formula 1 Championship.
The Monaco Grand Prix 2013 is a great legendary race that all the pilots dream to win on the racetrack of the Principality.
Coming to the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix is one moment unforgettable that you have to prepare and anticipate.
Now the Grand Prix of Monaco is globally known even by the least enthusiastic of motor sport and after modification on the initial path (turn Sainte – Dedicate, the turn of the restaurant La Rascasse), the circuit measures currently 3, 367 km. Because of its duration the Grand Prix is restricted to 78 turns.
The circuit’s elevations shifts, tight corners and a narrow course make it one-of the trickiest in Formula One. It contains both the slowest corner in the activity – 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).
It’s 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 showed a powerful will to be able in order to form in the smallest European state (after the Vatican) an occasion of this scale. His thought strongly supported by the Prince Louis II could be concretized thanks to its motivation and assistance 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 tough.
While overtaking is notoriously challenging, the circuit’s twists and turns favour the skill of the driver over the strength of the automobiles.
In 2012 Mark Webber made it three victories in a row for Red Bull Racing.