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The Monaco Grand Prix proved yet again that Ferrari is incapable of reacting to situations quickly enough, and that Renault is still flattering to deceive, says our technical expert.

The Monaco Grand Prix weekend showed Mercedes at its best, Ferrari continuing to struggle, and the progress made by Red Bull-Honda. It also laid bare the ongoing struggles of Renault, which admitted to the technical problems that have held it back since the start of the season.

Lewis Hamilton's victory was the sixth of the season for Mercedes, and the only real problem was that its run of one-twos came to an end thanks to Valtteri Bottas finishing 'only' third. Even with the tyre troubles, Mercedes is unstoppable at the moment.

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Series Formula 1
Event Monaco GP
Sub-event Race
Teams Renault F1 Team , Scuderia Ferrari
Author Gary Anderson