Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race review

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race review

28.05.2017: 2017 Monaco Grand Prix - Sunday Valtteri just falls short of the podium, as Lewis fights back to seventh

2017 Monaco Grand Prix - Sunday



Valtteri just falls short of the podium, as Lewis fights back to seventh



•    Valtteri came home in P4, behind Daniel Ricciardo, but ahead of Max Verstappen, after an intense battle with the Red Bulls in Monte Carlo


•    Lewis battled from P13 on the grid to claim seventh at the chequered flag


•    Sebastian Vettel (129pt) leads the Drivers' Championship by 25 points from Lewis (104pt) in P2


•    Scuderia Ferrari (196pt) lead the Silver Arrows (179pt) by 17 points in the Constructors' Championship





Driver    Chassis No.    Grid    Result     Fastest Lap

Valtteri Bottas     F1 W08 EQ Power+/04     P03     P04     1:16.429 (Lap 22)

Lewis Hamilton     F1 W08 EQ Power+/05     P13     P07     1:15.825 (Lap 54)


Strategy    Start    Stop 1           
No.77     UltraSoft     SuperSoft
(Lap 33)            
No.44     UltraSoft     SuperSoft
(Lap 46)            
Weather    Dry, Warm, Clear
Temperatures    Air: 25.8 - 28.8 °C    Track: 57.4 °C





Valtteri Bottas



Missing out on a first Monaco podium is painful. It's been a long week and we've worked so hard, so it's disappointing to miss out. I was stuck in the traffic while Daniel (Ricciardo) was running in free air and ultimately, that cost me a place on the podium.



It's been a really tough weekend for us and we've just been missing pace. Ferrari were very strong this weekend and for whatever reason, their car seems easier to operate, so we have work to do. We have to learn from this, but there's a long year ahead. Hopefully this will be our worst weekend this season. Canada should be a different story.
 



Lewis Hamilton



I'm really, really happy that I was able to fight back to seventh. The strategists said P10 was probably the maximum today, so it feels great to have beaten that target. To score six points, considering where I was on the grid after a disastrous day on Saturday is a good recovery.



Today it was impossible to overtake and I tried everything to get past Carlos [Sainz] at the end! I'm just grateful to have ended up in P7. I went on the radio at the end there to make sure the team know that this battle isn't over. We'll be sure to push those red cars hard next time out in Canada. We've got a real fight on our hands, but there are still 14 races to go.
 




Toto Wolff, Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport



Ferrari dominated the race today and first of all we must congratulate them for that performance. But our job is to analyse what happened to us this weekend and then to understand it. Today was a day of damage limitation and the drivers did that as well as they possibly could have done. Valtteri drove a controlled and consistent race.



He was unfortunate to lose P3 at the pit stops but, with two cars, Red Bull had the chance to pincer him and they made that work. We successfully covered Verstappen but then Riccardo was able to unleash some lap times that we just couldn't match. As for Lewis, he did a great job to take every opportunity that came his way and climb to P7, which was the maximum of our expectations for him today.




 There were also glimpses of competitive lap times during the later part of the race on the super soft tyre. But the reality is that we were in and out of the working window of the tyres this weekend and that made our performance too inconsistent overall. We have limited the damage and need to work hard to understand our weakness and come back much stronger in Montreal in two weeks' time.
 



James Allison, Technical Director



Both drivers did their utmost today to gather as many valuable points as possible for the championship ahead. But it is clear that this weekend we didn't give them the equipment necessary to do better.



This has been a tough week for us and we now need to go back to the factory and make sure we do everything in our power to ensure it remains our weakest result of the year - and that we can return to form in Canada.
 
 
 

 
Bradley Lord- photos Mercedes
 

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/mercedes-amg-petronas-f1-monaco-gp-race---165342.html

28.05.2017 / MaP

More News

Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race review
28.05.2017
2017 MONACO GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 28/05/2017 Carlos Sainz (STR12-03, Car 55)Race: pos. 6th “What a result, what a perfect weekend! We need to enjoy this moment, because it’s not usual to ac more >>
Williams Martini Racing F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race review
28.05.2017
Monaco Grand Prix Race Notes•    Felipe Massa finished the Monaco Grand Prix ninth, whilst Lance Stroll was forced to retire due to high temperatures in the front left brake system•    Both more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race review
28.05.2017
2017 MONACO GRAND PRIXSahara Force India was out of luck in Monaco as both Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon missed out on extending their run of points finishes.  P12 - ESTEBAN OCON - VJM10-01 more >>
Haas F1 Team Monaco Grand-Prix race review
28.05.2017
Event:  Monaco Grand Prix (Round 6 of 20)Date:  Sunday, May 28Location:  Circuit de MonacoLayout:  3.337-kilometer (2.074-mile), 19-turn circuitWeather:  SunnyAir Temps:  25.8-28.8 degrees Celsius (78.4-83.8 degrees Fahrenheit)Track Temps:  46.7-57.4 degrees Celsius (116.1-135.3 degrees Fahrenheit)Race Winner:  Se more >>
McLaren Honda F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race review
28.05.2017
“SOMETIMES, YOU WALK AWAY EMPTY-HANDED…” #MonacoGP#RaceOfTwoWorlds Today’s Monaco Grand Prix was a disappointing and unsuccessful race for McLaren Honda.  Stoffel Van more >>
Pirelli F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race review
28.05.2017
- Sebastian Vettel wins for Ferrari using a one-stop ultrasoft-supersoft strategy- Wide window of different one-stop strategies- Red Bull's Verstappen goes for a second stop under safety car- High track temperatures approaching 50 degrees add to the chalenge of one of the fastest-ever races in Monaco  more >>
F1 Monaco Grand-Prix race result
28.05.2017
FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2017 - 25- 28 May 2017 Circuit de Monaco, Monte CarloSunday, May 28th 20171     5     Sebastian Vettel     Ferrari     78     1:44:44.3 more >>
Renault Sport and Disney Celebrate Anniversaries this Sunday in Monaco
28.05.2017
Renault Sport Formula One Team and Disney combine the worlds of motorsport and film in team-up for epic celebration of ruby anniversaries. Renault Sport Formula One Team has invited guests from a galaxy, far, far away to join them in a joint celebration more >>
Red Bull Racing F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying review
27.05.2017
MAX VERSTAPPEN, Position: 4th, 1:12.496 (Practice 3 – P4 1:12.940)“I think in Q3 my fast lap was optimal. I was struggling a little bit with front grip so I couldn’t get the tyres to work how I wanted but in the end more >>
Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying review
27.05.2017
2017 MONACO GRAND PRIX – SATURDAY 27/05/2017Carlos Sainz (STR12-03, Car 55)Third Practice Session - Best lap: 1:13.400, pos. 7th, 27 lapsQualifying - Best lap: (Q1) 1:13.526, (Q2) 1:13.397, (Q3) 1:13.162, pos. 6th more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying
27.05.2017
2017 MONACO GRAND PRIX QUALIFYING Qualifying for tomorrow’s Monaco Grand Prix saw Sergio Perez set the seventh fastest time ahead of teammate Esteban Ocon who ended the session in P16.  P7 - SERGIO more >>
Williams Martini Racing F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying
27.05.2017
Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying                                                            & more >>
Renault Sport F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying review
27.05.2017
Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Nico Hülkenberg will start from tenth on the grid for the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco. Nico set the twelfth fastest time in qualifying, a 1min 13.628secs, however penalties for the McLarens bump him u more >>
Haas F1 Team Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying review
27.05.2017
Event:  Qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix (Round 6 of 20)Date:  Saturday, May 27Location:  Circuit de MonacoLayout:  3.337-kilometer (2.074-mile), 19-turn circuitWeather:  SunnyAir Temps:  25.5-27 more >>
McLaren-Honda F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying review
27.05.2017
“WE’LL TAKE A FEW RISKS AND PUSH HARD IN TOMORROW’S RACE” #MonacoGP#RaceOfTwoWorlds Today was McLaren Honda’s most competitive qualifying performance of the season – with both d more >>
Sauber F1 Team Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying review
27.05.2017
Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix – QualifyingSaturday 27.05.2017Weather: sunny and dry, 24-27°C air, 38-55°C trackA difficult qualifying for the Sauber F1 Team ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix ending in P19 (Wehrlein) an more >>
Pirelli F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying
27.05.2017
- Kimi Raikkonen claims pole for Monaco Grand-Prix on ultrasoft as more lap records tumble during the day- Very high track temperatures for Monaco: 46 degrees centigrade- Virtually no degradation means one pit stop tomorrow                             &nb more >>
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Monaco GP qualifying
27.05.2017
 2017 Monaco Grand Prix - Saturday Valtteri scores P3 in Qualifying, as Lewis misses out on Q3 •    Valtteri will start tomorrow's Monaco Grand Prix from P3, after missing out on pole by 0.045s in a tight-fough more >>
F1 Monaco Grand-Prix qualifying classification
27.05.2017
GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2017 25- 28 May 2017 Circuit de Monaco, Monte CarloSaturday, May 27th 20171     7     Kimi Räikkönen     Ferrari     1:1 more >>
Penalty for Jenson Button in Monaco
27.05.2017
Jenson Button is likely to start Sunday’s Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2017 from the back of the grid after McLaren were forced to make unscheduled power unit changes to the British driver’s car.Button – in Fernando Alonso’s MCL32 for more >>
F1 Monaco GP Free Practice 3 classification
27.05.2017
GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2017 25- 28 May 2017 Circuit de Monaco, Monte CarloSaturday, May 27th 20171     5     Sebastian Vettel     Ferrari     1:12.395 more >>
Pirelli F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practice sessions
25.05.2017
- Sebastian Vettel tops free practice with fastest-ever lap of Monaco- Performance gap of about 0.7 seconds between supersoft and ultrasoft- Wear and degradation practically zero on low-grip circuit-   no more F1 running now until Saturday more >>
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practices
25.05.2017
2017 Monaco Grand Prix - Thursday  Work to do in Monte Carlo, after a mixed day for the Silver Arrows •    Lewis Hamilton topped the morning session with Valtteri Bottas 0.366s shy in P4 more >>
Red Bull Racing F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practices review
25.05.2017
DANIEL RICCIARDOFirst Practice Session: 1:13.854, Position: 5, Laps: 45Second Practice Session: 1:13.207, Position: 2, Laps: 35“Regardless of how the car feels it is always so much fun to drive this track. We are loo more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practices
25.05.2017
2017 MONACO GRAND PRIX  PRACTICE Sahara Force India completed 163 laps of practice today in preparation for Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix.  SERGIO PEREZ - VJM10-02FP1 & more >>
Williams Martini Racing F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practices
25.05.2017
Monaco GP Practice Paddy Lowe, Chief Technical Officer: Thursday in Monaco is all about getting in the laps and I think we ran a good programme. We timed our runs well for both drivers as we didn’t encounter too much traffic. more >>
Renault Sport F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practices review
25.05.2017
 2017 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, Thursday Renault Sport Formula One Team experienced a challenging first day of the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco with both Nico Hülkenberg and Jolyon Palmer missing out on track time during the course more >>
Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practices
25.05.2017
2017 MONACO GRAND PRIX – THURSDAY 25/05/2017 Daniil Kvyat (STR12-01, Car 26)First Practice SessionBest lap: 1:14.111, pos. 6th, 42 lapsSecond Practice SessionBest lap: 1:13.331, pos. 4th, 41 laps more >>
Sauber F1 Team Monaco Grand-Prix practices
25.05.2017
Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix – PracticeThursday  25.05.2017Weather: sunny and dry, 21-25°C air, 28-47°C trackThe Sauber F1 Team has brought further aero parts to the Monaco Grand Prix – after both practice ses more >>
McLaren Honda F1 Monaco Grand-Prix practices
25.05.2017
“STILL MORE TO COME THIS WEEKEND” #MonacoGP#RaceOfTwoWorldsIt was a productive day of first running for McLaren Honda in Monte-Carlo today. Stoffel ended this afternoon’s session in 11th position, pleased more >>
Haas F1 Team Monaco Grand Prix practices
25.05.2017
Event:  Free Practice 1 and Free Practice 2 (FP1 and FP2)Date:  Thursday, May 25Location:  Circuit de MonacoLayout:  3.337-kilometer (2.074-mile), 19-turn circuitFP1 Weather:  SunnyFP1 Air Temps:  20.8-22.6 degrees Celsius (69.4-72.7 degrees Fahrenheit)FP1 Track Temps:  28-38.3 degrees Celsius (82.4-100.9 degrees Fahrenheit) more >>
F1 Monaco GP practice 2 classification
25.05.2017
FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2017 Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo- 25 to 28 May 2017 Thursday, May 25th 20171     5     Sebastian Vettel     Ferrari   more >>
F1 practice 1 classification in Monaco GP
25.05.2017
FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2017 Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo 25- 28 May 2017 Thursday, May 25th 20171     44     Lewis Hamilton     Mercedes     more >>
Sahara Force India to wear the Pink Ribbon for Breast Cancer Care
24.05.2017
Sahara Force India is pleased to announce the beginning of a multi-year partnership with Breast Cancer Care. This year the charity is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the famous pink ribbon, the global symbol for breast cancer. more >>
Williams Martini Racing F1 Monaco Grand-Prix preview
24.05.2017
Monaco Grand Prix CIRCUIT DE MONACO, MONTE CARLOFormula 1 ROUND 6 OF 20 25th - 28th MAYThe jewel in Formula One’s crown. Winning the Monaco Grand Prix earns a driver respect like no other. At little over more >>
Sahara Force India F1 Monaco Grand-Prix preview
23.05.2017
Sahara Force India looks ahead to round six of the 2017 season in Monaco.  Vijay Mallya: “I’m very pleased with our performance over the first quarter of the year. 53 points from five races is a tremendous achievement a more >>
Sauber F1 Team Monaco Grand-Prix preview
23.05.2017
2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix6th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship25th to 28th May 2017The Monaco Grand Prix is different to every other race weekend on the calendar. It is not only the most prestigiou more >>
Pirelli F1 Monaco Grand-Prix preview
23.05.2017
MONACO GRAND PRIX PREVIEW Round 6 of 20Monte Carlo, 25-28 May 2017Having brought the three hardest compounds in the range to the last grand prix in Spain, Pirelli now brings the th more >>
McLaren Honda F1 driver and management quotes ahead of Monaco GP
23.05.2017
THE DRIVERS  STOFFEL VANDOORNE#SV2  MCL32-04“Although the Spanish Grand Prix result was frustrating and of course not a result that we were looking for, we were still able to find some positives over t more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright