AMG Mercedes look quick

The curbs are taking a battering at the moment with AMGMercedesF1. As you exit the Tabac corner to set up the pool complex some of these F1 cars hit the right curb at full speed.

Hamilton, Bottas, Verstappen to name just a few came at these curbs like missiles. The cars are well setup for these three drivers so let’s analyse the FP2 when it arrives at 3pm today. Leclerc is ahead of Vettel with Gasly close by Ferrari.

The Renault of Hulkenberg looks steady as Riccardo deals with day one in the new team at the race he won last year where this weekend he would be hoping for a top six finish.

In between FP1 and FP2 several team bosses conducted the traditional Thursday media conference with majority of interest from the floor focused on 2021 new regulations along with 2025 new technical regulations. Majority rule was louder engines, normally aspirated, fuel efficient cars.

In FP2 Bottas met the sub 1.12 with Sebastian Vettel pushing him along two tenths down on the Finn’s time. Valtteri Bottas is looking for a win her to set up his 2019 title attack.

This Monaco circuit has been the master template for the Vietnamese to build their own street circuit nearby the My Dinh National Stadium taking certain aspects of circuits from the calendar to make a super special driver’s track layout.

Christian Horner (GBR) Red Bull Racing Team Principal and Claire Williams (GBR)