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SA racing legend Gugu Zulu would have turned 41 today

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8 fast cats score trophies at #JaguarSHC

The 10th Jaguar Simola Hillclimb was a successful affair for Team Jaguar, with a total of eight podium finishes for all eight entries across various categories.

Monaco GP: Ricciardo smashes lap record to start on pole

2018-05-26 16:27

Image: AFP / Boris Horvat

Daniel Ricciardo took a dominant pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, softening the blow for Red Bull after his teammate Max Verstappen failed to even start qualifying, having earlier crashed in final practice.

Ricciardo topped all three sections of qualifying, setting a lap record in the process for only his second career pole. The other was also in Monaco, two years ago.

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel qualifed second ahead of championship leader Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes. In a further boost for Ferrari, Kimi Raikkonen qualified fourth ahead of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas.

As it happened: 2018 Monaco GP - Qualifying 

Ricciardo was also fastest in all three practice sessions and the Australian driver will be confident of securing his second win after victory last month in China.

There will be contrasting moods in Red Bull's garage.

Verstappen crashed under no pressure moments from the end of P3. He sustained damage to his front wing and right front tire, while the suspension was broken.

Red Bull repaired his gearbox, meaning he incurred a five-place grid penalty. But it made no difference anyway as the car was not ready for qualifying.

The 20-year-old Dutch driver will start Sunday's race from last place.

Two years ago, Verstappen also started from the back of the grid after a similar crash in qualifying.

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