WHY MONACO MAT­TERS

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Still the crown jewel of For­mula 1, de­spite its many ec­cen­tric­i­ties

Cooked up in the late 1920s by a cig­a­rette mag­nate to put the Prin­ci­pal­ity on the in­ter­na­tional rac­ing map, the Monaco Grand Prix is just as im­por­tant to­day as it was then. So what is it that draws us back to an ex­pe­ri­ence one world cham­pion – who never won here – likened to rid­ing a bi­cy­cle around your liv­ing room?

WORDS STU­ART CODLING PICTURES /SUT­TON IMAGES/SCHLEGELMILCH

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