He took victory in the 1931 race driving a Bugatti.
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Jean Alesi took the lead but suffered suspension failure 20 laps later.
26 Because of the small size of the town and the location of the circuit, drivers whose races end early can usually get back to their apartments in minutes.On lap 25, Hill went up an escape road to avoid hitting a slow backmarker.Later, fisa fined the clerk of the course, Jacky Ickx, 6,000 and suspended his licence for not consulting the stewards before stopping the race.20 Juan Pablo Montoya, who won the 2003 Monaco Grand Prix and the 2000 Indianapolis 500, is the only driver active in 2006 who has won two legs of the title.It was Panis' only win, and the last for his Ligier team.Patrese himself spun out and stalled with only a lap and a half to go, letting Didier Pironi through to the front, followed by Andrea de Cesaris.
Notable drivers Edit Graham Hill won at Monaco more times than any other British driver.
Louis Chiron is the only native of Monaco to have won the race.On the race weekend frogmen (divers) are employed to rescue any drivers who happen to crash into the harbour.The race is held on a narrow course laid out in the streets of Monaco, whose many elevation changes and tight corners make it one of the most demanding promo village club tracks in Formula One.Alain Prost then led until four laps from the end, when he spun off on the wet track, hit the barriers and lost a wheel, giving Riccardo Patrese the lead.In recent years the race has fallen in line with the other races for the convenience of television viewers.15 Nelson Piquet was fond of saying that racing at Monaco was "like trying to cycle round your living room but added that "a win here was worth two anywhere else".Of the 2006 Formula One contenders, several have property in the principality, including Jenson Button and David Coulthard, who is part owner of a hotel there.There is a helicopter shuttle service to and from Monte Carlo, which takes roughly seven minutes.23 24 It has been run under the patronage of three generations of Monaco's royal family: Louis II, Rainier III and Albert II, all of whom have taken a close interest.5 The race was also notable for the debut of Honda in the World Championship, and for Paul Hawkins ' Lotus ending up in the harbour.Stirling Moss won his first Monaco Grand Prix in 1956, but arguably his later victories are the most memorable.