2018 Monaco Grand Prix Race Thread

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Bottas is miles faster...

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Silly pitting Ricciardo that early...he was flying
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shutup stroll, what a complete moron

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F1_Ernie wrote:
Ocon wrote:Kimi is able to hang with Lewis. The Ferrari is obviously faster here.
Yeah constantly under a second.
But Lewis was on the radio earlier saying the pace was slow, so don't think he's pushing that hard

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Zoue wrote:
F1_Ernie wrote:
Ocon wrote:Kimi is able to hang with Lewis. The Ferrari is obviously faster here.
Yeah constantly under a second.
But Lewis was on the radio earlier saying the pace was slow, so don't think he's pushing that hard
Vettel was pulling away and Kimi under a second from Hamilton :? Kimi again catching Hamilton but you can't overtake.
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Zoue wrote:
F1_Ernie wrote:
Ocon wrote:Kimi is able to hang with Lewis. The Ferrari is obviously faster here.
Yeah constantly under a second.
But Lewis was on the radio earlier saying the pace was slow, so don't think he's pushing that hard
I think he knows he doesn't have a chance of passing Vettel, so he's focusing on saving the tyres.

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Ocon wrote:
Zoue wrote:
F1_Ernie wrote:
Ocon wrote:Kimi is able to hang with Lewis. The Ferrari is obviously faster here.
Yeah constantly under a second.
But Lewis was on the radio earlier saying the pace was slow, so don't think he's pushing that hard
I think he knows he doesn't have a chance of passing Vettel, so he's focusing on saving the tyres.
Maybe. Look at Bottas - he's absolutely flying and much faster than any of the guys in front

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It's looking like Bottas is on the best tyres, strange that Mercedes split the strategy
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Interesting what Chandhok just said about Verstappen having a lot of rear graining on his ultras. Could make it a two stop. Bottas for the win?

Ricciardo losing power!

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Ric: losing power!

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RIC issue!!! DAMM!

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I wonder if Williams will start looking for a replacement (financially at least) for Stroll? Not endearing himself to anyone at this point.

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Riccardo losing power.....
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Bottas is on the better tyre here if the leader can't make it too the end.

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What's happening with Dan?

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SDLRob wrote:Riccardo losing power.....
That's a shame, he deserved this one.

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Ricciardo has been so unlucky this season.
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So Bottas only front runner on the Supersofts and is much much quicker than everyone else. Over a second. Could be on for a dramatic finish?

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This could really help Lewis, Kimi and Valtteri if Danny is backing Seb up
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pokerman wrote:It's looking like Bottas is on the best tyres, strange that Mercedes split the strategy
You would think pitting so early you would go on the SS and pitting later you would go on the US, not the other way round. I guess with Bottas they had nothing to lose and everything to gain.
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The useless renault PU strikes again

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TedStriker wrote:This could really help Lewis, Kimi and Valtteri if Danny is backing Seb up
He's dropped back a bit though which is a bit strange.

EDIT: Apologies, just read Lewis in your post. Lewis seems to have dropped back a bit.
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Ric's times aren't that slow, tbh. Still over a second faster than Hamilton

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Come on Danny, only 46 laps to go.
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dam bottas is flying

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We've seen time and time again that track position is king. Seb will have to do this on track.

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wow - here comes bottaas! :)

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Mercedes have messed up with Hamilton, he was never happy with the ultras
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That Merc in Bottas hands is scarely fast

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Mercedes are bs Hamilton, the other are not having the same problems on the ultras, Ricciardo has an engine problem
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Damn it!

This looks terminal!

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Kimi seems to have slowed right down, too

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It will be difficult for Seb to pass Dan even if he is quite a bit faster.

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Ocon wrote:It will be difficult for Seb to pass Dan even if he is quite a bit faster.
Yep track position is everything, if you pit now you lose
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F1Tyrant wrote:We've seen time and time again that track position is king. Seb will have to do this on track.
I don't think he'll be able to pass if Dan can maintain this speed.
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Dirty air has made this a stalemate. Bring on 2019, Valterri would be hounding Kimi rather than stuck 1.5 seconds back.

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redbull aero is whats keeping ricc ahead.
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Hamilton not great with strategy, you pit, you lose
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Gasly finally in. Made those tyres last forever!

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pokerman wrote:Hamilton not great with strategy, you pit, you lose
Lewis best chance would've been to get those supersofts instead of the ultras.

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