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There is no point in analyzing the race pace of the drivers for the Monaco Grand Prix. As most of you know, it is extremely hard to overtake at this track, and most of the race is decided at the quali session. Because of this reason, I decided to upload a simple overview of the free practice 2 session.
There are a few observations about this chart that are worth mentioning. First, not all the laps are shown in the chart. Laps in which drivers went in or out of the pit lane are not counted. Also, laps that were considered very slow and not representative (minimum lap time done by each driver + 10 seconds) were removed from the chart. Second, the solid line represents the evolution of the fastest lap. Points that are connected by the line were the fastest lap done at the time of the session. Third, I know the session is less than 1 hour long. This is the time reported by the F1 live timing app so I left it as is. Finally, I apologize if the colours are hard to distinguish. There are so many teams with blue this year that it has become difficult to create an easy to visualize chart. I will work on this problem in the next few days so hopefully, it’ll soon be a thing of the past.