Monaco GP: Charles Leclerc leads Lewis Hamilton’s second practice as Ferrari unleashes impressive pace | F1 News

Charles Leclerc unleashed the pace many expected from Ferrari at the Monaco Grand Prix and topped second practice at his home race.

Having opted not to use soft tires when Lewis Hamilton led the opening session on Friday, Leclerc was in a league of his own when he was finally given the opportunity to use the faster compound on the street circuit.

Hamilton completed an encouraging day for Mercedes by taking second and eventually closing the gap on Leclerc to two tenths as the seven-time world champion took advantage of the ever-evolving surface.

Despite improving on the eleventh place he obtained in the first practice, world championship leader Max Verstappen continued to struggle with the handling of his Red Bull and finished fourth, more than half a second behind Leclerc.

Lando Norris was fifth for McLaren but did not use a new set of soft tires during the session, while Leclerc’s Ferrari teammate Carlos Sainz was sixth.

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Take a look at some of the most dramatic moments that took place at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Saturday May 25
09:40: Speed ​​F3
11:15: Third practice of the Monaco GP (session starts at 11:30 a.m.)*
1:10 p.m.: Speed ​​F2*
14:15: Preparation for Monaco GP qualifying*
3:00 p.m.: Monaco GP classification*
5:00 p.m.: Ted’s classification notebook

Sunday May 26
6:55 am: F3 main race
08:35: F2 main race
12:30 p.m.: Sunday Grand Prix: preparation for the Monaco GP*
4:00 p.m.: Checkered flag: reaction to the Monaco GP
5:00 p.m.: Ted’s Notebook
5:30 p.m.: Indy 500

*also live on Sky Sports main event

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