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Video: How not to drive around Monaco

Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most iconic and challenging circuits on the calendar. 

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The narrow confines of the street circuit does not only hinder overtaking but also ensures mistakes are thoroughly punished. 

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Some of the most memorable incidents include Derek Daly's 1980 crash, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa's coming together in 2011 and Michael Schumacher's crash in the attritional 1996 race.

With such a legacy of errors on the principality's circuit, Jake-Boxall Legge describes how not to lap the Monaco Grand Prix circuit, and charts some of the most high-profile shunts over the years thanks to Motorsport Images' rich archive.

Crash at the start for the Monaco Grand Prix, 1995: David Coulthard, Williams-Renault, got squeezed between both Ferraris of Gerhard Berger and Jean Alesi

Crash at the start for the Monaco Grand Prix, 1995: David Coulthard, Williams-Renault, got squeezed between both Ferraris of Gerhard Berger and Jean Alesi
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Ayrton Senna, McLaren MP4/4 crash

Ayrton Senna, McLaren MP4/4 crash
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Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren MP4-24 crash

Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren MP4-24 crash
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Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 hits the barrier and crashes

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 hits the barrier and crashes
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Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 hits the barrier and crashes

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 hits the barrier and crashes
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Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 looks at his crashed car

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 looks at his crashed car
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Car of Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM10 after his crash

Car of Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM10 after his crash
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Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren MCL32 crash

Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren MCL32 crash
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The crashed car of Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren MCL32

The crashed car of Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren MCL32
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Lance Stroll, Williams FW40 crashed in FP2

Lance Stroll, Williams FW40 crashed in FP2
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