Lewis Hamilton wins Monaco F1 Grand Prix

Posted on:30 May 2016 18:27:49

Lewis Hamilton wins Monaco F1 Grand Prix
30 May 2016 Current Affairs: Lewis Hamilton has  won the 2016 Monaco F1 Grand Prix on 29 May 2016. He emerged victorious in a close battle with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.

The Formula One motor race was held at the Circuit de Monaco, a street circuit that runs through the Principality of Monaco. It was the sixth round of the 2016 season.

Lewis Hamilton : Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula One racing driver from England. He currently races for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team. He is the 2008, 2014 and 2015 Formula One World Champion. In his first season in Formula One, he set numerous records while finishing second in the 2007 Formula One Championship. He won the World Championship the following season, becoming the then-youngest Formula One world champion in history before Sebastian Vettel broke the record two years later. Following his second world title in 2014, he was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year. In 2015, he became the first British driver in history to win consecutive F1 titles. He is the only driver in the history of the sport to have won at least one race in each season he has competed to date.

Monaco Grand Prix :  The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco.It is run since 1929. It is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world.The race is held on a narrow course laid out in the streets of Monaco, with many elevation changes and tight corners as well as a tunnel, making it one of the most demanding tracks in Formula One.It is the only Grand Prix that does not adhere to the FIA's mandated 305-kilometre minimum race distance. Nico Rosberg was the winner of the 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix.

 


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