Monaco Preview: The art of traffic control

Monaco Preview: The art of traffic control

Qualifying is key around the streets of Monte Carlo, but finding the space to nail that perfect flying lap can be a fine art. AUTOSPORT looks at how Formula 1 tries to deal with the nuances of traffic control

Come Saturday afternoon in Monaco, the number of drivers complaining about traffic compromising their qualifying performance will inevitably have reached double figures.

It's not hard to sympathise. You're Fernando Alonso, on a lap good enough for pole position and you stumble across a slowcoach who, to those in better cars, looks to be dithering to a ludicrous degree. You lose time... lap ruined.

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