• MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: The field gets underway at the start of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing leads the field on the first lap of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing leads Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP after the start of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Vladimir Rys Photography/Getty Images)
  • Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, left, turns and Sauber driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan, right, flies after the start during the first lap of the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: Kamui Kobayashi of Japan and Sauber flies through the air after crashing during the start of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***
  • Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain leads his teammate Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil, as marshals remove the Lotus car of Romain Grosjean during the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain steers his car during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 26, 2012. Alonso clocked the fifth fastest time. Schumacher set the quickest time but thanks to the five place penalty he picked up in Spain, the pole position on Sunday's grid will actually be occupied by Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Mercedes Grand Prix driver Michael Schumacher of Germany steers his car during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 26, 2012. Schumacher set the quickest time but thanks to the five place penalty he picked up in Spain, the pole position on Sunday's grid will actually be occupied by Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 26: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP drives on his way to setting the fastest time before his five place grid penalty during qualifying for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 26, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 26: Sergio Perez of Mexico and Sauber F1 drives during qualifying for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 26, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
  • Williams driver Pastor Maldonado, of Venezuela, steers his car after crashing during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
  • McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, steers his car during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)
  • McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, steers his car on his way to take fifth place during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
  • Mercedes Grand Prix driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car during the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, steers his car during the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
  • Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, leads Mercedes Grand Prix driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, and Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain during the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff, Pool)
  • Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, leads Mercedes Grand Prix driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, during the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 26: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing drives during qualifying for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 26, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
  • El australiano Mark Webber, de Red Bull, durante el Gran Premio de M�naco de F�rmula Uno, en M�naco, el domingo 27 de mayo de 2012. (Foto AP/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, steers his car during the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing crosses the finishing line to win the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
  • Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, celebrates after winning the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing celebrates winning the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing celebrates winning the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
  • MONTE CARLO, MONACO - MAY 27: Race winner Mark Webber (2nd L) of Australia and Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium with second placed Nico Rosberg (L) of Germany and Mercedes GP, third placed Fernando Alonso (R) of Spain and Ferrari and Red Bull Racing Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey (2nd R) following the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
  • Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain is reflected in a marshal's helmet as he steers his car during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 26, 2012. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany is reflected in a fireman helmet as he steers his car during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 26, 2012. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)
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