A Monaco-themed story, in honour of our man Dan’s victory this weekend
When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.
Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.
Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
Ayrton Senna’s 1988 Monaco GP Crash Conspiracies – McLaren, YouTube
Before we get down to the modern stuff, let’s combine three legends: Ayrton Senna, the McLaren MP4/4 and the Monaco Grand Prix. Senna around the streets of Monte Carlo is the stuff of legend, but he wasn’t flawless, as an accident in 1988 proved. Check out a modern deep dive into why he binned the car.
Daniel Ricciardo’s Pole Lap // 2018 Monaco Grand Prix – Formula 1, YouTube
Ride along with Ricciardo as he breaks the lap record around the tight streets of Monte Carlo, putting his Red Bull on pole position in the process. Hold on tight, it’s a pretty wild ride.
2018 Monaco Grand Prix // Verstappen crashes out of FP3 – Formula 1, YouTube
It was a great weekend for Daniel Ricciardo, but a shocker for his Dutch teammate. Verstappen put his car into the wall during Free Practice 3, and ended up starting the race from the back of the grid because his crew couldn’t get the car fixed in time for qualifying. Cue a few unhappy faces in the Red Bull Racing garage.
One Team, One Pool! // The Team celebrate Daniel Ricciardo’s Monaco GP win – Red Bull Racing, YouTube
Spoiler alert, Daniel Ricciardo won the 2018 Monaco GP in pretty impressive circumstances – down on power, after his MGU-K unit failed with 50 laps remaining. As you’d expect of the outgoing Australian, he celebrated in style.
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