My F1 memory: 2012 Monaco Grand Prix- Schumacher claims shock pole
This F1 memory is different competed to some others as this happened in qualifying instead of the race.
Coming into qualifiying Michael Schumacher had a five place grid penalty for actions at the Spanish Grand Prix, when he crashed into the back of Bruno Senna's Williams. Pastor Maldonado was also handed a ten place grid penalty for driving into the Sauber of Sergio Perez during free practice. He also got a five place grid penalty for a gearbox change.
During Q1 Perez was eliminated after crashing early in qualifying. Along with the Sauber driver both Caterham's, Marussia's and HRT's were eliminated from Q1. Q2 saw both Toro Rosso's, both Force India's, Bruno Senna, Jenson Button and Kamui Kobayashi eliminated.
Q3 saw Schumacher set a time of 1:14.301 to claim pole but with the grid penalty he would be behind Webber, Rosberg, Hamilton, Grosjean and Alonso on the grid. Sadly this performance in quailfying wouldn't turn into good points as he retired from the race.
Midseason review, Round 6, Monaco Grand Prix, Monte-Carlo
As usual in Monaco not much overtaking at the start. Ricciardo kept 1st, his teammate starting last after a crash in FP3 moved up to 18th. Action on track was rare in a boring Grand Prix. With 50 laps to go Ricciardo being in the lead complained on the radio "Losing power". He lost MGU-K and his lap times were about 9 seconds slower than in Q3 and it wouldn't get better. Alonso had gearbox issues and retired in the last third of the race to become the first retirement. Verstappen overtook Sainz on lap 58 which would be his last overtake of the race finishing at least 9th. With 6 laps to go Leclerc crashed into Hartley's rear at the harbour chicane due to a break failure. Ricciardo kept a cool head and won the Monaco Grand Prix - redemption for 2016.