Perez grabs Monaco GP win as Ferrari’s tactical error thwarts Leclerc
Sergio PerezSergio (Checo) Perez (No 11) is a Mexican born F1 driver, racing under a Mexican licence and contracted to Red... There's more... held off Carlos SainzCarlos Sainz (No 55) is a Spanish born F1 driver contracted to Scuderia Ferrari. For more on Carlos, visit our... There's more... Jnr with worn tyresToday's F1 cars are running 18-inch wheels (up from 13 inches in recent years) with the widths unchanged - 305mm... There's more... to win a shortened and rain-affected MonacoMonaco, officially the Principality of Monaco, is a sovereign city-state and microstate on the French Riviera a few kilometres west... There's more... Grand PrixA Grand Prix is a motorsport series sanctioned by the FIA and held in various countries for a world title.... There's more... where the top four were separated by three seconds.
Perez absorbed intense pressure from Sainz over the final ten minutes of the race to claim his first Monaco Grand Prix victory. Max VerstappenMax Verstappen (No 1 as 2021 World Champion, otherwise No 33) is a Belgium born F1 driver, racing under a... There's more... took third to extend his championship lead over Charles LeclercCharles Leclerc (No 16) is a Monaco born F1 driver, racing under a Monocasque licence and contracted to Scuderia Ferrari.... There's more..., who finished fourth.
Just 10 minutes before the formation lapThe formation lap in F1, also known as the warmup lap, is the slow lap drivers take before the start... There's more... prior to the start of the race, rain began falling over Monaco, throwing the already busy gridThe grid is a reference to the starting order of the race is typically determined by qualifying, however, with the... There's more... into chaos.
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