Pirelli say the low grip levels at Monaco means tyre conservation will be less of a concern for drivers this weekend – even with the super-soft.
Jenson Button says the MP4-27 isn’t the ideal car for the tight, slow Monte-Carlo track.
Spanish GP winner Pastor Maldonado has a good record at Monaco but a strong run on his F1 debut ended in a collision with Lewis Hamilton.
Michael Schumacher admits Monaco does not match the safety standards set by other tracks, but says the satisfaction of driving there is worth the risk.
Kamui Kobayashi says Sauber’s new aerodynamic package introduced in Spain is “definitely a step forward” and aims to improve on fifth in Monaco.
Pirelli have chosen their tyre compounds for the next three races on the F1 calendar.