Prince watches Rosberg vintage race, sits at control tower

Photo: E. Mathon and A. Bastello/Prince's Palace
Photo: E. Mathon and A. Bastello/Prince’s Palace

On Thursday, during the late morning, Prince Albert attended a friendly race between world champions Keke Rosberg and Nico Rosberg.

Father and son drove two circuits in their “vintage” cars, that of 1982 for Keke and 2016 for Nico, the years of their worldwide coronations as F1 champions.

Photo: E. Mathon and A. Bastello/Prince's Palace
Photo: E. Mathon and A. Bastello/Prince’s Palace

In the afternoon Prince Albert attended the second free practice session from the stands of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. The Sovereign had come to support the young Monaco driver Charles Leclerc, who was taking part in the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in his career in Formula 1.

Photo: E. Mathon and A. Bastello/Prince's Palace
Photo: E. Mathon and A. Bastello/Prince’s Palace

On Friday May 25, Prince Albert visited the “Direction de Course”, the impressive control tower from which the practice sessions and the big event itself are meticulously controlled. He witnessed the trial sessions of the Porsche Mobil 1 Super Cup and the F2.

Meanwhile, Princess Charlene posted a photo on Instagram of twins, hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, getting ready for their first Grand Prix. The Princely family visited the circuit on Saturday.


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