Grand Prix of Monaco 2012: Waiting for the Rain

July 5, 2012 at 15:26

Being one of the most enthusiastic auto concerns and developing in both – the consumer car market and professional racing car market. Lotus auto concern had great aspirations for all the events in 2012 and also for the Grand Prix of Monaco. According to forecasters, the probability of rainfall during the Monaco Grand Prix in 2012 was high enough.

Photo from Grand Prix of Monaco

Photo from Grand Prix of Monaco

But despite the weather forecast on Thursday and Saturday there was rain only once – during the second training session, the other two training sessions and qualifications have been dry. Yet, before Sunday’s race and the first circles everyone has been waiting for when the skies finally confirm the predictions of meteorologists. And this expectation, except for the start, was actually the key to the Monaco Grand Prix 2012! As for the start, the main troublemaker in the first seconds of the race was Roman Grosjean. On entering the first turn the Frenchman was caught between Ferando Alonso, who started from fifth place, behind the Lotus racer, and Michael Schumacher, who won the qualification, but on the grid was only on the sixth position because of a penalty in the form of a loss of five positions. At the same time after the contact of the wheels of Mercedes and Lotus Grosjean went across the road, which almost provoked a massive dam. Fortunately, most of the drivers were able to dodge unexpected obstacle. More about the competition in later articles.

Fernando Alonso's 2012 Monaco Grand Prix crash helmet

Fernando Alonso's 2012 Monaco Grand Prix crash helmet

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