The current Formula 1 season continues this weekend with the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix. The drivers of the motorsport world championship will face off in the race next Sunday, May 23 at the Monte Carlo circuit, just two weeks after competing in the Spanish GP and that Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), with six laps to go, achieved victory for the fifth consecutive year at Montmeló, the third of this year.
After the English rider, Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) reached the finish line of the ‘Circuit’. As for the Spanish drivers, Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) finished in seventh position, more than a minute behind Hamilton and 20 seconds behind his teammate Charles Leclerc, who was fourth. On the other hand, after his fight to score a point during most of the test Fernando Alonso (Alpine) finished seventeenth in Montmeló.
This weekend the riders will return to the track at the Monte Carlo GP with Hamilton leading the general classification with 94 points and Verstappen following him with 80. In the last Monaco Grand Prix disputed, the 2019 one, Hamilton won the Monaco race ahead of Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin), then Ferrari driver, and Bottas, who was third.
The 2021 Monaco GP race will be held on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. It can be followed on television on Movistar + and on DAZN, a platform that will broadcast the free practice and qualification on Saturday May 22 (11:45 am and 2:00 pm respectively) and the race on May 23 from 1:00 pm. Once again, Fox Sports will broadcast in America for Argentina, Colombia and Chile; Channel 9 Televisa will do it for Mexico and Fox Sports 3 and ESPN for Peru.