Daniel Ricciardo storms to dominant pole position at Monaco Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel would welcome Lewis Hamilton at Ferrari

Hamilton was 0.123secs behind but had a messy session and appeared to have more pace in his Mercedes. What was supposed to have been a routine agreement, tying a four-time world champion to Formula One's supreme team for another three years, has instead turned into an elaborate diplomatic game as he wrestles with his future in the sport.

Formula 1 points leader Lewis Hamilton says it's "a dream" to drive the streets of Monte Carlo but warns fans that he expects a hard weekend ahead on a circuit that typically highlights the Mercedes' weaknesses. "But for here it's not that relevant as it's a completely different track, but certainly going forward, time will tell whether we found a good direction".

He has come close since joining Ferrari, finishing second in the championship a year ago, but he's yet to taste victory with the iconic red. As expected, we struggled a little bit more.

Ricciardo said the auto felt better than last year's, and more like the one he had in 2016. We weren't good enough last year for sure, but in previous years we have been.

"When we pull up to the grid and there's attractive women on the grid, that's the Monaco Grand Prix, that's a lovely thing - but I definitely don't think that we should ever be supporting or pushing these women in general to feel uncomfortable". "So we've got some ground to cover and pick up if we want to be in the fight for the win".

"It was a decent day", said Vettel.

Between the lush streets of Monaco and the itty bitty inches between vehicle and barrier, you'll really gain some newfound appreciation for what these drivers do and are capable of.

"We're still not probably the quickest auto, but we can be if we get it all hooked up. Probably I was expecting the team to do something, but I won't expect again". "For Saturday it will be very close".

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Verstappen was on course to top FP3 before his crash, as Red Bull has dominated proceedings in Monte Carlo so far. He then dropped back to 15th in second practice.

All eyes will be on Monaco this weekend as Vettel looks to bridge the gap to his fierce rival.

Away from those incidents, there was an impressive showing from Toro Rosso as Brendon Hartley was seventh and Pierre Gasly eighth, with both drivers within a second of Ricciardo's time.

Daniel Ricciardo reckons Monaco owes him a win, and the Australian is ready to cash in the debt on Sunday.

"I do anticipate that it's going to be a hard weekend".

"I'm taking my time", he said on Wednesday, inscrutable behind his shades.

Meanwhile, Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas are both out of contract at the end of the current term.

"So I agree with Lewis - I think they look handsome".

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