Rain delays the start of the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday May 29

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  • The 2022 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix is ​​delayed due to heavy rain and a wet circuit.
  • The Monaco Grand Prix was originally scheduled to start at 9 a.m. ET, but drivers will now have to wait for the red flag for rain.
  • Keep reading to see the updated Formula 1 weather forecast for the Monaco Grand Prix, including when the rain will start to subside on Sunday.

Well, I didn’t see it coming.

The 2022 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix is ​​currently delayed due to extremely wet conditions.

Today’s F1 race in Monaco was due to start at 9am ET, however, very heavy rain flooded the track, forcing officials to delay the start of the grand prix until the rainfall subsided.

At the time of writing the race is red flagged and the drivers are out of the cars and it is unclear when the rain delay could end.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at the updated Formula 1 weather forecast for Monaco, including when the rain is expected to ease on Sunday.

Formula 1 weather forecast for Monaco

According to Accuweather.com, the rain should continue for the next few hours in Monaco.

The latest Formula 1 forecast for Monaco calls for a high of 74 degrees with a 64 per cent chance of rain until around 8 p.m. local time, or 2 p.m. ET.

Of course, the most important factor for the Monaco Grand Prix is ​​the intensity of the rain, so this will be the key to knowing when Formula 1 can start on its most prestigious path.

For those wondering, the Indy 500 will go green at 12:45 p.m. ET with NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 starting at 6 p.m. ET, rounding out Sunday’s motorsports tripleheader.

Heading into Sunday’s race, Charles Leclerc is the favorite for the Monaco Grand Prix at -225, followed by Max Verstappen at +350 and Carlos Sainz at 8-1, according to live Formula 1 odds.

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