Formula 1: Monaco Grand Prix Trivia
- 20 lesser known facts about the Monaco Grand Prix - the crown jewel of the F1 calendar.
#10 Each year, a whopping 33 kilometres of safety rails, 20,000 square metres of wire catch fencing, 3600 tyres for tyre barriers and 1100 tonnes of seating have to erected.
#9 Monaco has produced only 3 native Formula One drivers, Louis Chiron, Olivier Beretta, and Charles Leclerc - who will be racing in his first home race in 2018.
#8 The oldest F1 driver to race in the Monaco Grand Prix was Louis Chiron, who was 55 when he raced in 1955.
#7 Olivier Panis won from 14th on the grid in 1996 - the lowest position from which the race has been won. It was the first French victory in a French car (Ligier) at Monaco in 66 years.
#6 The same race featured the lowest number of cars running at the flag - just four.
Published 26 May 2018, 13:42 IST