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Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix 2024

Verstappen's shock verdict as Red Bull re-signs key technical figure - RacingNews365 Review

Check out the biggest stories from Friday 24th May - Monaco Grand Prix practice day - with the RacingNews365 Review.

Verstappen FP2 Monaco
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Verstappen's verdict

The world champion endured a very tricky day in Monaco practice, despiting ending fourth in Free Practice 2.

His main gripe appears to be that the car is bouncing "like a kangaroo" but worryingly, he feels that Red Bull doesn't have any solutions...

READ MORE: Verstappen issues damning Red Bull verdict after Monaco practice

Hamilton's upbeat

Meanwhile, it was a pretty good day for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes. 

He was first and second in the two sessions and was "surprised" by how the W15 felt. 

He is eyeing improvements in one particular area and is bullish about Mercedes' chances in his final Monaco appearance for the team.

READ MORE: Hamilton upbeat after Mercedes handed Monaco ‘surprise’

Red Bull's big re-signing

After Adrian Newey's departure, Red Bull has been keen to try and nail down its senior technical staff. 

Technical director Pierre Wache has recently signed a long-term deal to stay, but another key member of the team has signed a fresh contract to stay after Newey quit as Chief Technical Officer.

READ MORE: Key Red Bull figure signs new contract after Newey exit

F1 Update

As ever, Nick Golding is joined by Ian Parkes, out in Monaco, for RacingNews365's daily review from the weekend. 

Check out what the duo have to say about Friday in Monte Carlo - and make sure to check out the videos to come across the rest of the weekend!

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