“I think traditionally we’re never too electric here on Thursday’s, so today was actually one of the better ones we’ve had in the last few years. You’ve got to be very, very focused here; concentration is very, very high."
Monaco is an unmissable spectacle – for the race itself with fans able to get closer to the cars than at any other circuit and of course for the glamor and history of Formula One's most iconic venue. It's the shortest yet most demanding track on the calendar, and the drivers love the challenge of this street race that's been hosting motor races since the 1920s.
Sebastian Vettel retained his lead in the fight for the Formula One Drivers’ Championship with fourth place at the Spanish Grand Prix, while Mark Webber improved from seventh at the start to a well-deserved fifth place.
Sebastian Vettel, Infiniti's Director of Performance, and David Coulthard drive much of Russia's new Sochi Circuit, which is still under construction, in a pair of Infiniti M cars and give their thoughts and comments ahead of the Krasnodar Krai region's inaugural Grand Prix in 2014.
Alfonso Albaisa (48) has been appointed Executive Design Director for Infiniti, effective April 1, 2013. Albaisa will be leading the global Infiniti Design team and be responsible for further developing the design of all future Infiniti vehicles and concept cars. He will be based at the company's Design Center in Atsugi, Japan.
With long straights and a variety of corners, the Circuit de Catalunya is seen as an "all-rounder" circuit ideally suited to testing, and because the drivers do more testing here than anywhere else, many are said to be able to drive around it blindfolded.