Pirelli F1 Monaco Grand-Prix Thursday practices review

Pirelli F1 Monaco Grand-Prix Thursday practices review

24.05.2018: - Daniel Ricciardo goes fastest for Red Bull in Free practice on hypersoft debut, setting a new track record - More degradation on the new hypersoft but a one-stop race is still likely

- Daniel Ricciardo goes fastest for Red Bull in Free practice on hypersoft debut, setting a new track record

- More degradation on the new hypersoft but a one-stop race is still likely

- Around one second so far between hypersoft and ultrasoft, then around 0.5 seconds between ultrasoft and supersoft






Daniel Ricciardo completed a Red Bull monopoly of the free practice sessions in Monaco, setting a new track record in FP2, with last year’s pole time already beaten in FP1 thanks to the brand new P Zero Pink hypersoft.



On its debut, the new tyre has resulted in times that are nearly one second per lap quicker than last year in FP2.



The street circuit has additionally been extensively resurfaced since last year, giving it more grip and a smoother surface, which has also helped to deliver faster lap times.





MARIO ISOLA - HEAD OF CAR RACING



“We’ve seen a lot more degradation on the softest compound here – the new Pink hypersoft making its debut here – than we have in previous years, exactly as expected with our new compound.



Having said that, you really can’t compare Monaco to anywhere else, which is why it was particularly important to collect as much relevant data as possible on the hypersoft today. We also saw some front-left graining, especially in the morning, which is also normal in Monaco.




While the extra pace this year was clear with the track record broken today, a one-stop race on Sunday is still the most likely option due to the huge importance of track position at this race. Although Red Bull has been very strong today, again we’ve seen the top teams very closely matched.”




FREE PRACTICE 1 – TOP 3 TIMES




Ricciardo 1m12.126s HYPERSOFT NEW
Verstappen 1m12.280s HYPERSOFT NEW
 Hamilton 1m12.480s HYPERSOFT NEW



FREE PRACTICE 2 – TOP 3 TIMES


Ricciardo 1m11.841s HYPERSOFT NEW
Verstappen 1m12.035s HYPERSOFT NEW
Vettel 1m12.413s HYPERSOFT USED




TYRE STATISTICS OF THE DAY



* The above number gives the total amount of kilometres driven in FP1 and FP2 today, all drivers combined.
** Per compound, all drivers combined.





MIN. STARTING PRESSURES (slicks) EOS CAMBER LIMIT

17.5 psi (front) | 17.5 psi (rear) -4.00° (front) | -2.75° (rear)




COMPOUND DRIVER TIME



SUPERSOFT Alonso 1m19.170s
ULTRASOFT Hartley 1m14.034s
HYPERSOFT Ricciardo 1m12.126s
COMPOUND DRIVER TIME
SUPERSOFT Hamilton 1m13.720s
ULTRASOFT Vettel 1m13.180s
HYPERSOFT Ricciardo 1m11.841s
COMPOUND DRIVER LAPS
SUPERSOFT Ericsson 32
ULTRASOFT Gasly, Hartley, Ocon 25
HYPERSOFT Sirotkin 30



Kms driven* 276 948 3713
Sets used overall** 5 15 60





Anthony Peacock - photo Pirelli

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