Monaco: Senna And The Edge

Despite its spectacular location the defining characteristic of the Monaco GP is the guardrail.  There is no compromise, the fastest time requires every inch of track driven with total commitment and precision because the armco barrier is the edge of what is possible.  In qualifying Ayrton Senna was simply amazing, drifting his Lotus up to what seemed like a millimeter’s distance from from the barrier. His six wins are still the record at Monaco.

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