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June 2, 2017 @ 5:32 am

Monaco 2017

It's the biggest, most important, most iconic race of the Formula 1 season, and the guys at Pitpass found it thoroughly enthralling.

Well, if by enthralling you mean about as exciting as watching paint dry, grass grow or the sands of time wear away geography. No, Monaco 2017 wasn't an especially exciting race, as most expected, though it did create a few talking points.

Strangely though, the biggest talking point happened across that large river known as the Atlantic Ocean, where Fernando Alonso did his best not to get dizzy. The problem was, while the two-time world champion was racing there Chris Balfe found his head spinning as he tried to work out exactly what was being gained out of the whole Indianapolis jaunt. Of course, there was also the ultimate irony which was his Honda engine gave up the ghost, and the prospect of returning to a sodden seat courtesy of Jenson Button.

Balfe also shares his views on Monaco too, using the well established biscuit test and revealing that he headed into the classic street circuit on a two-packet strategy. And really, who can blame him because other than an unusual shunt for Pascal Wherlein, the biscuits were the tastiest piece of action all race.

While we're at it, we'd also like to take this opportunity to submit a formal request to Haas that they actually paint their car, Mat Coch branding the car 'a lovely shade of undercoat' while Balfe suggests it's the sort of colour only Ron Dennis could love.

Speaking of McLaren, and it's hard not to given it's embarking on its worst Formula 1 season on record, Balfe is also stumped as Coch asks him to pick the common threat between Stefano Modena, Vitantonio Liuzzi and Stoffel Vandoorne.

Of course it wouldn't be a complete show without Max Noble back agreeing with everything everyone says, though at one point he does risk the sack as he's caught agreeing a little too much.

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