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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



Spain Facts – Barcelona

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

10 May – 13 May, 2018

  • First Grand Prix: 1991
  • Number of laps: 66
  • Circuit length: 4.655 km
  • Race distance: 307.104 km
  • Lap record held by Kimi Räikkönen (2008): 1:21.670

There were ten different winners at the Spanish Grand Prix over the past ten years (2007 – 2016)

Monaco Facts – Monte Carlo

Circuit de Monaco

25 May – 27 May, 2018

  • First Grand Prix: 1950
  • Number of laps: 78
  • Circuit length: 3.337 km
  • Race distance: 260.286 km
  • Lap record held by Sergio Pérez (2017): 1:14.820

It contains both the slowest corner in Formula One (the Fairmont Hairpin, taken at just 48 km/h or 30 mph) and one of the quickest (the flat out kink in the tunnel, three turns beyond the hairpin, taken at 260 km/h or 160 mph).

Canada Facts – Montreal

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

8 June – 10 June, 2018

  • First Grand Prix: 1978
  • Number of laps: 70
  • Circuit length: 4.361 km
  • Race distance: 305.27 km
  • Lap record held by Rubens Barrichello (2004): 1:13.622

The circuit lies on Notre Dame Island, a man-made island in the St. Lawrence River most of which was originally built up for the Expo 67.

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