Why time isn't up on Monaco's place on the F1 calendar
OPINION: The latest Monaco Grand Prix may have split opinion about the race action and its place in modern Formula 1, but it cannot be ignored as a unique challenge that provides risks and opportunities for drivers and teams in equal measure
The Monaco Grand Prix is well known for never really delivering good racing.
The tight and twisty track, and current wide, heavy, aero-sensitive cars and temperature critical tyres that we have in Formula 1 are a perfect combination for resulting in a train of drivers following each other for two hours on a Sunday afternoon.
Each year (with the odd exception) we get a procession, and each year the questions begin to get thrown up about whether or not Monaco deserves its slot on the calendar? The critics argue that F1 would be far better off racing at places that give us overtaking and a greater spectacle for fans...
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