Seventy-eight laps around the narrow streets of the Principality of Monaco. At just over two miles the temporary Formula 1 circuit in Monte Carlo is the shortest on the calendar, but surely one of its most insanely difficult.
Is there a greater challenge in Formula 1 than Monaco? In a modern motorsporting world of ten-a-penny Tilkedromes, with their bland layouts, smooth surfaces and expansive runoffs, Monaco is a throwback to F1's daredevil past - bumpy, difficult, incredibly narrow. Dangerous.
Monaco will never be a great spectacle in the conventional racing sense. Overtaking on such a track always comes at a premium. But the venue has an extraordinary capacity for high drama.