MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (25.5.2017 – 28.5.2017) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

-silent stare- -eyebrow raise- MONACO!!!!!!! It's the 75th running of the Monaco Grand Prix!!! And, it's on NBC (in the US). Let's do this!!! (Oh, my god!!!) Okay... ...A little bit about the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2017... ...Which is run around the Circuit de Monaco... ...In Monte-Carlo and La Condamine. ...The circuit … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2017 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (25.5.2017 – 28.5.2017) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

MOTORSPORT // F1 /// 2016 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (26.5.2016 – 29.5.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

19 turns. Clockwise. Shaped like a singing sea serpent. 3.337km (2.074mi) in length. 78 laps. 260.286 total kilometers (161.734 miles). City streets. Narrow roads. Uneven pavement. Manhole covers. A tunnel. One very tight hairpin turn. What am I describing? Well, reach for a peach, Pink Floyd. Because, it's time for F1 to take the scenically … Continue reading MOTORSPORT // F1 /// 2016 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (26.5.2016 – 29.5.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

MOTORSPORT // F1 /// 2016 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (26.5.2016 – 29.5.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// QUALIFYING…

It's a beautiful morning... ...Sing it! Why? ...Because... ...It's Monaco Grand Prix weekend! It's the most... ...Wonderful tiiiiiiime... ...Of the yeeeaaarrr. Yes, tomorrow is the Monaco Grand Prix. ...The one, I think, most people, on some level, are aware of. ...It's the one I remember watching on a big-ass console TV as a toddler. ...It's … Continue reading MOTORSPORT // F1 /// 2016 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (26.5.2016 – 29.5.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// QUALIFYING…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

Bonjour! This is it, people! The Monaco Grand Prix! The first pre-show was on NBCSN. ...Now, it's shifted to NBC. ...Let's frigging go! Okay, the circuit... ...Circuit de Monaco. ...An angry worm-shaped street circuit in the Monte-Carlo heart of the 2-ish square mile principality of Monaco. ...Run clockwise, winding down narrow roads, around a lengthy … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// P2…

Bonjour! Fun Friday Fact... ...This is not, in fact, a Friday. ...It is Thursday. But, this is F1. Which... ...If you know F1... ...Can (only) mean one thing... ...This is the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix. Are you ready? ...Hint... ...You're not. ...You can't be ready for Monaco. ...It's... ...Everything. ...It's just everything. ...People who go … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2015 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// P2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// THIS IS FORMULA 1: MARUSSIA’S BIANCHI & CATERHAM’S ERICSSON GIVE THE BIG MACHINES A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY, MONACO 2014 /// 30.5.2014…

The photo above is a shot of the 2014 Grand Prix of Monaco results, as recorded in the 2014 Cookies & Gold Stars motorsport notebook.  Which exists.  It exists for quick reference, for looking at while composing posts (rather than switching from window to window), for general (messy) note taking, and for recording evidence of … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// THIS IS FORMULA 1: MARUSSIA’S BIANCHI & CATERHAM’S ERICSSON GIVE THE BIG MACHINES A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY, MONACO 2014 /// 30.5.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE WHEN A DRIVER WHO HAS BEEN DOMINATING COMES IN SECOND TO THEIR CLOSEST COMPETITOR (WHO JUST HAPPENS TO BE THEIR TEAMMATE): LEWIS HAMILTON, MONACO 2014 /// 30.5.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE MONACO GRAND PRIX: THIS IS WHAT PRINCESS CHARLENE WORE, 2014 /// 30.5.2014…

Well, it is important to us. Just a side note, as this post was being pieced together (days after the Monaco Grand Prix), it was announced (by the Palace, not rumored by some glorified trash heap media outlet) that Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene are expecting their first child (together).  Yes, this means that … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE MONACO GRAND PRIX: THIS IS WHAT PRINCESS CHARLENE WORE, 2014 /// 30.5.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// CONSTRUCTORS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// CONSTRUCTORS' CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS...  MERCEDES, 240 --- RED BULL RACING-RENAULT, 99 --- FERRARI, 78 --- FORCE INDIA-MERCEDES, 67...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// DRIVERS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// DRIVERS' CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS...  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES), 122 --- L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES), 118 --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI), 61 --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL), 54...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// FINAL…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// FINAL...  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

Bonjour! One name... ...Monaco. This is the 2014 Grand Prix of Monaco. Shall we do a quick circuit overview? ...Yes. ...This is a street circuit, and all that entails. ...More about that as I go. ...The circuit was first used in 1950. ...And, remains (virtually) unchanged. ...It is a 3.340km (2.075mi) loop. ...It will be … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE?…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// STARTING GRID…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS ON DELAY? /// QUALIFYING…

Bonjour. This is the Grand Prix of Monaco. And, this is Qualifying. On delay. Circuit de Monaco. ...Based in the Monte-Carlo Quarter. ...But, with a total square mile area of .78 (with 2.5mi of coastline) and a circuit length of just under 2.08mi, it's just Monaco. ...And, man, is it looking like one of the … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS ON DELAY? /// QUALIFYING…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// Q3…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// Q3...  N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL) --- S VETTEL-DEU (RED BULL)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// Q2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// Q2...  L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- S VETTEL-DEU (RED BULL) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// Q1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// Q1...  J-E VERGNE-FRA (TORO ROSSO) --- N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// P3…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// P3…  L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL) --- N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- S VETTEL-DEU (RED BULL)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS ON DELAY? /// P2…

Good evening. It is 10:30pm. This P2 was held yesterday. And, I have to be at work in a few hours. But, this is Monaco, so I'm doing this. Yes, this is the Monaco Grand Prix. ...Which is in Monaco. ...The base is Monte-Carlo. ...But, because Monaco is .78 mi2, it doesn't (really) matter. ...The … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS ON DELAY? /// P2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// P2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// P2...  F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI) --- L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- S VETTEL-DEU (RED BULL) --- J-E VERGNE-FRA (TORO ROSSO)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// P1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// P1...  L HAMILTON-GBR (MERCEDES) --- N ROSBERG-DEU (MERCEDES) --- D RICCIARDO-AUS (RED BULL) --- F ALONSO-ESP (FERRARI)...  [further details at formula1.com]

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2014 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (22.5.2014-25.5.2014) /// A CHEAT SHEET…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// THE 2014 F1 CALENDAR /// 14.3.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// FRIDAY FLASHBACK: LET US TAKE A SECOND TO WATCH KUBICA MAKE A SPLASH AT MONACO /// 10.1.2014…

This little Friday flashback just seemed appropriate, with (Formula 1 driver-turned-rally driver) Robert Kubica (POL) preparing to tackle World Rally Championship's notorious Rallye Monte-Carlo (next week) and all. Fun Friday F1 Fact: Kubica could turn a riding lawnmower into gold. Sub-Fact: You are (now) thinking that a riding lawnmower of gold sounds pretty awesome.  Admit … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// F1 FRIDAY /// FRIDAY FLASHBACK: LET US TAKE A SECOND TO WATCH KUBICA MAKE A SPLASH AT MONACO /// 10.1.2014…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY…

2 0 1 3   G R A N D   P R I X   O F   M O N A C O C I R C U I T   D E   M O N A C O ,   M O N T E - C A R L O … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// FINAL…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// FINAL...  N ROSBERG (DEU/MERCEDES) --- S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- M WEBBER (AUS/RED BULL) --- L HAMILTON (GBR/MERCEDES)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// QUALIFYING 3…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// QUALIFYING 3...  N ROSBERG (DEU/MERCEDES) --- L HAMILTON (GBR/MERCEDES) --- S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- M WEBBER (AUS/RED BULL)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// QUALIFYING 2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// QUALIFYING 2...  S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- K RÄIKKÖNEN (FIN/LOTUS) --- N ROSBERG (DEU/MERCEDES) --- L HAMILTON (GBR/MERCEDES)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// QUALIFYING 1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// QUALIFYING 1...  P MALDONADO (VEN/WILLIAMS) --- J-E VERGNE (FRA/TORO ROSSO) --- F ALONSO (ESP/FERRARI) --- R GROSJEAN (FRA/LOTUS)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// PRACTICE 3…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// PRACTICE 3...  N ROSBERG (DEU/MERCEDES) --- R GROSJEAN (FRA/LOTUS) --- S VETTEL (DEU/RED BULL) --- F ALONSO (ESP/FERRARI)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// PRACTICE 2…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// PRACTICE 2...  N ROSBERG (DEU/MERCEDES) --- L HAMILTON (GBR/MERCEDES) --- F ALONSO (ESP/FERRARI) --- F MASSA (BRA/FERRARI)...  (further details at formula1.com)

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// PRACTICE 1…

MOTORSPORT /// F1 /// 2013 GRAND PRIX OF MONACO (23.5.2013-26.5.2013) /// PRACTICE 1...  N ROSBERG (DEU/MERCEDES) --- F ALONSO (ESP/FERRARI) --- R GROSJEAN (FRA/LOTUS) --- F MASSA (BRA/FERRARI)...  (further details at formula1.com)