Daniel Ricciardo Wins Monaco GP Despite Gear Issue
Daniel Ricciardo has revealed he had to win the Monaco Grand Prix with just six of his car's eight gears, after suffering a lack of engine power. The Australian got away cleanly at the start from pole position, and appeared to have everything under control, when he began to report over the radio that he was suffering from a lack of power. Despite being around 20km/h slower down the straights, he managed to hold off the threat from closest challenger Sebastian Vettel to take his first win in Monaco, and make up for the disappointment of two years ago when a botched pit stop cost him. "We had problems, we had a lot to deal with during the race.