F1 » Street ‘virgin’ Kvyat looking forward to Monaco experience

F1 new boy Daniil Kvyat starts this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix at a disadvantage, having never even been to the Principality...

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May 20, 2014 2:32 PM

With a lead in like "Street Virgin" this thread can only go downhill.

In all honesty though I think Monaco is the one venue where all the Video Games and Simulator time can't really prepare you for all the walls, undulations, pavement irregularities and blasting out of the tunnel into blinding daylight etc.


May 21, 2014 12:22 PM

richard: no. melbourne is a PARK circuit! albert park....got it?

The "track" uses everyday sections of road that circle the Albert Park Lake-- So NO I don't got it. So what exactly is your understanding of using roads as a track Richard?


May 21, 2014 5:00 PM

What about Sochi then?
It is described as "Sochi International Street Circuit, formerly known as Sochi Olympic Park Circuit"

A street circuit should not have huge run-off areas and gravel traps, but should have loads of Armco and walls to crash into. Also the spectators can get closer than the usual 500 yard 'safety' margin

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