Friday weather update - wet race still possible

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Linked from http://www.formula1.com/race/news/6128/774.html --- Welcome to the so-called ‘day of rest’ at the 2007 Monaco Grand Prix, when the Monte Carlo residents get a brief Formula One respite. Friday’s temperatures will be slightly lower than those we saw for Thursday’s practice sessions, with an ambient high of 21 degrees Celsius, but it will remain sunny. Saturday, qualifying day, will be a little warmer at 23 degrees, and there is now a slightly smaller chance (40 percent rather than...Read Full Story

Kingfisher set the party standard in Monaco

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Linked from http://www.formula1.com/race/news/6148/774.html --- The mission was to hold the coolest social event of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix. Not easy, considering the competition reads like a who’s who of Formula One racing’s party-throwing cognoscenti. The likes of Red Bull, Steinmetz and Hugo Boss are all well practised in the art of celebrating Monaco-style, but it was Toyota sponsors Kingfisher who stole the show and painted Monte Carlo red on Thursday night. Hosted by the...Read Full Story

The Monaco Grand Prix Preview

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Linked from http://www.formula1.com/race/news/6129/774.html --- Hamilton's first win, or will a dark horse spring a surprise?Once upon a time the Monaco Grand Prix had a reputation for throwing up maverick results; remember Jean-Pierre Beltoise’s greatest day there in 1972? Or Olivier Panis’s in 1996? There may be a chance of a repeat this year, if the forecast for showers on Saturday and Sunday proves accurate. Otherwise, the big question will be whether the longer wheelbase of the...Read Full Story

Weekend weather update - rain a possibility

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Linked from http://www.formula1.com/race/news/6128/774.html --- Welcome to the fifth round of the 2007 FIA Formula One World Championship, the famed Monaco Grand Prix around the streets of the Principality of Monte Carlo. It has been a while since we had a wet race here - 1997 - but the chances are that there could be one this weekend. It will be sunny with ambient temperature highs of 26 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and Thursday, but we’ll lose two degrees and gain some cloud on Friday, when...Read Full Story

Monaco pays tribute to the late great Senna

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Linked from http://www.motorsport.com/news/article.asp?ID=253856&FS=F1 ---On the 20th anniversary of Senna's first victory in Monaco, the principality celebrates the life of the man thought by many to be the greatest F1 driver ever "Racing was in Ayrton's blood, but Monaco was in his heart," asserted Ricardo Garrafa of the Ayrton Senna Foundation. On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Senna's first win in the mini state on the Mediterranean, Monaco is paying homage to the man described...Read Full Story