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Monaco Grand Prix Circuit

The Monaco Grand Prix established in 1929 and held ever since on the narrow streets in the Principality of Monaco is the most prestigious race of the Formula One Season.

If you ask any F1 driver, Monaco is the race they want to win at least once in their careers. A true road course the circuit threads its way through Monaco’s streets and back along the harbor side with many elevation changes, tight corners including the famous down hill Grand Hotel hair pin bend, Chicanes and a tunnel underneath what is now the Fairmonte Monte Carlo Hotel, all with the Armco safety barriers right at the edge of the track, allowing absolutely no room for error.

It is a circuit where it is extremely difficult to pass and has a reputation for being one of the most dangerous and challenging of the Formula One season, yet the Drivers love it.


Lap Length: 2.075 Miles (3.340 km)
Lap Record: 1:14.439 (Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, 2004)
Number of Turns: 19 (13 RH, 6 LH)
Number of Race Laps: 78
Total Race Distance: 161.88 Miles (260.520 km)
Circuit Rotation: Clockwise

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