It proved to be a tough weekend for the Silver Arrows in Monaco, with Valtteri and Lewis missing out on the podium. But don’t fret - we’re back with all the best facts and figures from the Principality!
Monaco Milestones - Part I
Valtteri was gutted to miss out on a first Monaco podium, but fourth was actually the Finn’s best result around the streets of Monte Carlo. His previous best was P12 with Williams.
Lewis battled his way from P13 on the grid to finish seventh - keeping up his record of finishing in every Monaco Grand Prix that he’s started. Seventh though was Lewis’ lowest finish since last year’s Chinese Grand Prix.
With Lewis and Valtteri both off the rostrum, the Silver Arrow’s 21-race podium streak - the fourth longest of all-time - came to an end. It was the first time since 2011 that there was no Mercedes driver on the Monaco podium.
Monaco Milestones - Part II
Sunday also marked just the fourth time since 2013 that the Silver Arrows missed out on the podium - following Hungary 2015, Singapore 2015 and last year’s Spanish Grand Prix.
On a weekend when the team didn’t get the result on track that it was hoping for, it’s worth a nod to the pit crew, who clocked the second and third fastest stops of the weekend - 2.61s for Lewis and 2.65s for Valtteri.
With 17 points between Ferrari and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport at the head of the Constructor’s standings, it is the closest gap at the top after six races since the current points system was introduced in 2010.