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1993 Monaco Grand Prix

  1993 Monaco Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 16 in the 1993 Formula One season
Date 23 May 1993
Official name LI Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco
Location Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
Course Temporary street circuit
Course length 3.328 km (2.068 mi)
Distance 78 laps, 259.584 km (161.298 mi)
Weather Partly cloudy, mild, dry
Pole position
Driver Williams-Renault
Time 1:20.557
Fastest lap
Driver Alain Prost Williams-Renault
Time 1:23.604 on lap 74
First McLaren-Ford
Second Williams-Renault
Third Ferrari

The 1993 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Monaco on May 23, 1993. It was the sixth round of the 1993 Formula One season.


Prost took pole ahead of Schumacher, Senna, Hill, Alesi and Patrese. Prost jumped the start with Berger getting ahead of Patrese. The order was: Prost, Schumacher, Senna, Hill, Alesi and Berger.

Then Prost was penalised for the jump start with a stop-go penalty. He went on lap 12 but stalled the car as he was trying to exit. Finally the problem was fixed but he was a lap down and in 22nd. Schumacher, now leading, pulled away as Alesi waved through teammate Berger. Schumacher, comfortably ahead, suddenly slowed down with a hydraulic problem on lap 33 and retired. The main entertainment was provided by Prost as he climbed up the field despite difficult overtaking at the Monaco street circuit.

It was time for the stops with no changes in the top 6 but Prost was the big gainer as he climbed from 10th to 7th. This became 6th and into the points when Patrese's engine failed on lap 54. Prost passed Fittipaldi for fifth soon after. On lap 71, Berger attacked Hill and there was contact. Hill rejoined but Berger was out immediately. Senna won from Hill, Alesi, Prost, Fittipaldi and Brundle.



Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Gap
1 2 Alain Prost Williams-
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