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