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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.


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.


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



Mexico Facts

Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

27 October – 28 October, 2018

  • First Grand Prix: 1963
  • Number of laps: 71
  • Circuit length: 4.304 km
  • Race distance: 305.354 km
  • Lap record held by Sebastian Vettel (2017): 1:18.785

The circuit has an elevation of 2,285 m (7,500 ft); the thin air causes difficulties for both the drivers and their cars: For drivers, lack of oxygen can lead to symptoms like slight fatigue, dizziness, difficulties to breathe or mild headaches. As air is less dense in high altitudes, it can affect the car's engines and diminish acceleration.

Brazil Facts

Autódromo José Carlos Pace

10 November – 11 November, 2018

  • First Grand Prix: 1973
  • Number of laps: 71
  • Circuit length: 4.309 km
  • Race distance: 305.909 km
  • Lap record held by Juan Pablo Montoya (2004): 1:11.473

Interlagos is considered interesting because it was not built on flat terrain, but follows the ups and downs of hilly ground, which makes it harder to drive and demands more power from the car's engines.

Abu Dhabi Facts

Yas Marina Circuit

24 November – 25 November, 2018

  • First Grand Prix: 2009
  • Number of laps: 55
  • Circuit length: 5.554 km
  • Race distance: 305.355 km
  • Lap record held by Sebastian Vettel (2009): 1:40.279

This venue is hosting the championship finale for the 7th time. The world championship has been decided here three times; Sebastian Vettel’s title in 2010, Lewis Hamilton’s success in 2014 and Nico Rosberg in 2016.

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