Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Rosberg and Raikkonen take centre stage at the Monaco Grand Prix Driver press conference

(Mercedes AMG F1 Team)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen will take part in tomorrow's FIA driver press conference ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix. Rosberg won the race here last season after starting the race from pole position while Raikkonen finished the race in 10th place for the Lotus F1 Team. The Finn won here in 2005 for McLaren.

They will be joined at the press conference by the Marussia F1 Team's Jules Bianchi, Valtteri Bottas, the Williams Martini Racing team driver had a fantastic race last time out in Barcelona as he narrowly missed out on securing his first ever Formula One podium but eventually finished the race in fifth place to give the Grove based team ten valuable point's, moving them ahead of McLaren in the Constructors championship.

The Lotus F1 Team's Romain Grosjean, fresh from scoring his first point's of the season at the Spanish Grand Prix will also be in attendance.

Toro Rosso driver Jean Eric Vergne will also be present at the press conference. Following Thursday's on track action the team principal's press conference will get underway and will feature for the first time Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci (who replaced Stefano Domenicali at the team just before the Chinese Grand Prix last month.

Mattiacci will be joined at the press conference by McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier, Williams Martini Racing deputy team principal Claire Williams, The Lotus F1 Team's deputy team principal Frederico Gastaldi, Red Bull Racing's Christian Horner and Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.

The Drivers press conference will be shown live on Sky Sports F1 HD from 2PM tomorrow while the team principals press conference will also be shown live following Thursday's Practice sessions.

©Ben Johnston 2014

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