In the aftermath of the decision by Pirelli to make some changes to the 2013 tyres from round 7 in Canada onwards, there has been a backlash from those teams whose cars were working well on the tyres. Lotus boss Eric Boullier and now Ferrari’s Horse Whisperer column have attacked the change and Red Bull in particular for lobbying behind the scenes and in the media for a change in tyres. Pirelli is caught in the middle and whatever changes it makes from here onwards it will be perceived by some fans as having affected the outcome of the championship
After five races and four podiums, Lotus’s Kimi Raikkonen heads to Monaco a tantalising four points off the drivers’ championship lead. As the ‘Iceman’ explains, the challenge of Monte Carlo is quite different from that of the circuits seen so far this season, but as one of six current drivers to have won there, he is better qualified than most to conquer it
After five races and four podiums, Kimi heads to Monaco a tantalising four points off the Drivers’ Championship lead. As our Iceman explains, the challenge of Monaco is quite different from that of the circuits seen so far this season Follow @Lotus_F1Team You must be feeling pretty good with your championship position and the performance of the car this season?
Round six of the championship sees the paddock arrive in Monte Carlo for arguably the most famous event on the calendar, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2013. So how are the teams preparing for the unique challenge that is the Principality’s streets?