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Hidden heroes of Monaco

In this new video series, we go behind the scenes to discover the hard working volunteers who each play their part to make the Monaco Grand Prix a success.

#DrivingForward

How do high achievers secure their future? How do they overcome life's challenges and what can we learn from them? We sat down with 12 top performers in and around Formula One to discuss achieving sustained success and future proofing.

Finding an Edge with Lewis Hamilton

In our new video Finding an Edge, we see Lewis Hamilton in a brand new optic as he dissects some key factors in his life that made him one of the most successful Formula 1 drivers on the planet.


Videos

Full version, 2018 (1 min, 5 secs) Hidden heroes of Monaco

Full version, 2018 (3 mins 28 secs) The Decision: a conversation with Valtteri Bottas – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport driver

Full version, 2017 (4 mins 30 secs) Finding an Edge with Lewis Hamilton


 

Races

Australia Facts

Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit

15 – 17 March, 2019

  • First Grand Prix: 1996
  • Number of laps: 58
  • Circuit length: 5.303 km
  • Race distance: 307.574 km
  • Lap record held by Michael Schumacher (2004): 1:24.125

The circuit includes sections of road that circle Albert Park Lake, a man-altered lake in the south of the Central Business District of Melbourne.

Bahrain Facts

Bahrain International Circuit

29 – 31 March, 2019

  • First Grand Prix: 2004
  • Number of laps: 57
  • Circuit length: 5.412 km
  • Race distance: 308.238 km
  • Lap record held by Michael Schumacher (2004): 1:30.252

The track is situated in the middle of the desert – a circumstance that gives the race a unique atmosphere but poses a unique problem as well: because of worries that sand would blow onto the circuit and disrupt the race, an adhesive is being sprayed on the sand around the track.

China Facts

Shanghai International Circuit

12 – 14 April, 2019

  • First Grand Prix: 2004
  • Number of laps: 56
  • Circuit length: 5.451 km
  • Race distance: 305.066 km
  • Lap record held by Michael Schumacher (2004): 1:32.238

The racing track is shaped like the Chinese character "shang", which stands for "high" or "above".


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