2019 Monaco Grand Prix

The 2019 Monaco Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2019) was a Formula One motor race held on 26 May 2019 at the Circuit de Monaco, a street circuit that runs through the Principality of Monaco. It was the sixth round of the 2019 Formula One World Championship, the seventy-seventh time that the Monaco Grand Prix was held, and the sixty-sixth time it was a round of the Formula One World Championship since the inception of the series in 1950.

The race was won by Lewis Hamilton after starting from pole, with Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas promoted to second and third place respectively after Max Verstappen received a penalty, demoting him to fourth place.

Qualifying

It was Lewis Hamilton who got pole position with a new qualifying lap record ahead of teammate Valtteri Bottas equaling the record for most front row lockouts. Max Verstappen qualifing in third, his highest qualifying of the year. The biggest shock of the session was local Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc, who team Ferrari held in the garage late in Q1 to save tyres. Ferrari later admitted this was a team mistake.

 

Qualifying classification

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:11.542 1:10.835 1:10.166 1
2 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:11.562 1:10.701 1:10.252 2
3 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-Honda 1:11.597 1:10.618 1:10.641 3
4 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:11.434 1:11.227 1:10.947 4
5 10 France Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing-Honda 1:11.740 1:11.457 1:11.041 8
6 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:11.865 1:11.363 1:11.109 5
7 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:11.767 1:11.543 1:11.218 6
8 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:11.602 1:11.412 1:11.271 7
9 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. McLaren-Renault 1:11.872 1:11.608 1:11.417 9
10 23 Thailand Alexander Albon Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:12.007 1:11.429 1:11.653 10
11 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:12.097 1:11.670 N/A 11
12 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris McLaren-Renault 1:11.845 1:11.724 N/A 12
13 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:11.837 1:12.027 N/A 13
14 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 1:11.993 1:12.115 N/A 14
15 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 1:11.976 1:12.185 N/A 18
16 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:12.149 N/A N/A 15
17 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 1:12.233 N/A N/A 16
18 18 Canada Lance Stroll Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 1:12.846 N/A N/A 17
19 63 United Kingdom George Russell Williams-Mercedes 1:13.477 N/A N/A 19
20 88 Poland Robert Kubica Williams-Mercedes 1:13.751 N/A N/A 20
107% time: 1:16.434

Notes

  • ^1 – Pierre Gasly and Antonio Giovinazzi each received three-place grid penalties for impeding other drivers during qualifying.

Race

Race classification

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton  

Mercedes

78 1:43:28.437 1 25
2 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 78 +2.602 4 18
3 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 78 +3.162 2 15
4 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-Honda 78 +5.537 3 12
5 10 France Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing-Honda 78 +9.946 8 11
6 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. McLaren-Renault 78 +53.454 9 8
7 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 78 +54.574 7 6
8 23 Thailand Alexander Albon Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 78 +55.200 10 4
9 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Renault 78 +1:00.894 6 2
10 8 FranceRomain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 78 +1:01.0343 13 1
11 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris McLaren-Renault 78 +1:06.801 12
12 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 77 +1 lap 16
13 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Renault 77 +1 lap 11
14 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 77 +1 lap 5
15 63 United Kingdom George Russell Williams-Mercedes 77 +1 lap 19
16 18 Canada Lance Stroll Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 77 +1 lap 17
17 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 77 +1 lap 14
18 88 Poland Robert Kubica Williams-Mercedes 77 +1 lap 20
19 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 76 +2 laps 18
Ret 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Ferrari 16 Accident damage 15
Fastest lap: France Pierre Gasly (Red Bull Racing-Honda) — 1:14.279 (lap 72)

Notes

  • ^1 – Max Verstappen finished second, but received a 5-second penalty for an unsafe pit-stop release.
  • ^2 – Includes one point for the fastest lap.
  • ^3 – Romain Grosjean finished 9th, but received a 5-second penalty for crossing the pit exit line.
  • ^4 – Kevin Magnussen finished 12th, but received a 5-second penalty for leaving the track and gaining an advantage.
  • ^5 – Lance Stroll received a 5-second penalty for leaving the track and gaining an advantage.

 

Championship standings after the race

 

Constructors’ Championship standings

Pos. Constructor Points
1rightarrow blue.svg 1 Germany Mercedes 257
1rightarrow blue.svg 2 Italy Ferrari 139
1rightarrow blue.svg 3 Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda 110
1rightarrow blue.svg 4 United Kingdom McLaren-Renault 30
1rightarrow blue.svg 5 United Kingdom Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 17

 

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