Take A Lap Of The Monaco Grand Prix Track In An Original Silver Arrow

Yeah, the Monaco Grand Prix is great and all now, but the real glory days were back before the War, when many of the legends were still being created. Legends like the Auto Union Silver Arrows, pounding through the streets of Monte Carlo. And now you can ride onboard with another legend. » 5/24/14 3:48pm 5/24/14 3:48pm

How I Got Inside The Monaco Grand Prix's Most Ridiculous Party

The parties at the Monaco Grand Prix top every party in the world. But I had no idea what to expect. I should have expected an Indian fashion show. I met my idols. I got the cold shoulder from a dickish Jeremy Clarkson. This is what it's like inside Monaco's most ridiculous and glamorous F1 party. » 6/14/13 12:47pm 6/14/13 12:47pm

Kimi Raikkonen Says Sergio Perez Deserves A Punch In The Face

Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix was so crash-y, I wasn't sure if I was watching Formula One or the NASCAR Coke 600. Never one to mince words, Lotus driver and perennial Jalopnik favorite Kimi Raikkonen had strong ones for McLaren's Sergio Perez when he said the Mexican driver deserves a punch in the face. » 5/28/13 12:00pm 5/28/13 12:00pm

John Frankenheimer’s Grand Prix Turned Into Summer Dresses

There’s a dearth of tasteful intermingling between motor racing and fashion design. Albert Kriemler, designer of the Swiss couture house Akris, is looking to change that. His latest spring/summer collection is all about Formula One—specifically, about John Frankenheimer’s 1966 movie Grand Prix. » 4/10/12 10:30am 4/10/12 10:30am

Anatomie d’un Depart Is A Silent Movie About A Turbo-Era F1 Race

At the 1985 Monaco Grand Prix, the French oil company Elf sponsored a crew to film the drivers and the teams as they readied themselves for the race. The result was Anatomie d’un Depart (“Anatomy of the Start”), ten mostly silent minutes set to a loopy Serge Franklin score, interspersed with the occasional squeak of… » 2/17/12 3:00pm 2/17/12 3:00pm

The 2011 Monaco Grand Prix in Crayola

A third of the way into the season, and here’s Monaco. It takes brains to win at Monaco. It also takes luck. And more luck. This year’s race was a showcase of what’s awesome about this antediluvian Grand Prix, and also of what makes Monaco so terribly irritating, for 2011 was a teeth-gnashing coitus interruptus of a… » 5/30/11 4:00pm 5/30/11 4:00pm