The Monaco GP preview

The Monaco GP preview

If anywhere in the world will give the likes of McLaren and Ferrari an opportunity to stop the charge of the dominant Red Bulls, it's the uniqueness of Monaco. Mark Glendenning looks ahead to Formula 1's biggest event

Prior to the Spanish Grand Prix, expectations were that the start of the European leg of the season would give the first real indication of the genuine competitive order. If that was the case, then Barcelona was a bad experience for anyone who doesn't have their name on the side of a Red Bull.

There is a shred of hope, though. Just as the Circuit de Catalunya is famously a showcase for the standard of a car's aero package, the tight turns of Monaco are famously not. That doesn't necessarily mean that the RB6 won't be the fastest car on the circuit again this weekend, but it does make it less likely that Mark Webber or Sebastian Vettel will put the thing on pole by a second.

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