Regular reader and commenter Christine has just told the world that she loves Monaco, and presumably cannot wait ’til next weekend’s Grand Prix at the famous circuit. This got me thinking about the race, the city and the emotions that go with the descent of F1 in the little hideaway on the French coast, and that is why this post has been written…
The race is very popular and is sold out each and every year. Teams use the glitz and the glamour associated with the Principality to wine and dine sponsors and guests. It is their time to show off to the world and reiterate that Formula One is the pinnacle of international motorsport.
For sure, Formula One can be too political at times, and issues often mask the actual event of racing. But the heritage behind the sport always shines through, and despite what may or may not be happening in the background, F1 will always remain close to the fans hearts – particularly so at Monte Carlo.
Monaco seems to bring dormant emotions out of people more than at other races. Maybe it is the fact that the circuit is very different to others? Maybe it is because Monte Carlo is the haven for ‘Playboy drivers’ along with the mega-rich and mega-famous?
Whatever the reason, Monaco is special, and I want you to tell me why it is special for you.
Is it the glamour? Is it the number of incidents that happen during the race? Is it because the place just looks gorgeous, or is it because they have the best pit-babes?
Speak your mind and share your thoughts. I love Monaco because…