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5 Random Facts about the Monaco Grand Prix

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Some interesting facts about the Grand Prix at Monaco, held in the principality where most F1 drivers reside.


  1. The Monaco Grand Prix is the sole exception with a race length of 78 laps / 260.286 km. For all other races, it is the smallest number of complete laps that exceeds 305 kilometers .

    View of Monaco Grand Prix



  1. The practice session for the race is held on the Thursday preceding the race instead of Friday.This allows the streets to be opened to the public again on Friday.
View from Yachts
Guests on a yacht overlooking the track at the Monaco Riviera

  1. The track includes a tunnel.The drivers have to adjust their vision as they emerge from the tunnel at the fastest point of the track.
Safety Car in Monaco tunnel
Cars follow the safety car in the tunnel at Monaco.
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