streets of Monaco are home to the most well known
Grand Prix on the Formula One Calendar. As well
as being a great sporting spectacle, it is also
one of Europe's premier social highlights of the
year, with the best yachts in the world visiting
the Principality. With loads of celebrities staying
in Monaco hotels such as the Hotel de Paris, the
Columbus and the Grand, with many others staying
Lap of the Monaco Circuit
The Monaco Grand Prix (French: Grand Prix de Monaco)
held each year on the Circuit de Monaco, is considered
to be one of the most important and prestigious
automobile races in the world alongside the Indianapolis
500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (with which it forms
the Triple Crown of Motorsport). The history, spectacle
and glamour result in the race being considered
"the jewel of the Formula One crown".
British sports fans voted it as top of the "Seven
Sporting Wonders of the World" in 2009.
2013 Monaco Grand Prix was won by Nico Rosberg
who led an incident-packed race from start
to finish. Rosberg who grew up in Monaco dominated
all three practice sessions before winning
the qualifying session on Saturday afternoon.