The Monaco Grand Prix is a firm favourite among Formula One drivers.
They love the romance, the tradition and the history of the place. They love the idea of driving on the edge, knowing a single mistake can ruin a weekend's work. They love the pressure of knowing that their abilities behind the wheel can make all the difference.
Indeed, there is a lot to admire about Monaco from a driving perspective—but what about those of us who don't have that privilege?
For spectators, the Monte Carlo weekend can rank among the most boring of the season, to the point where it crosses your mind whether F1 is beginning to outgrow its most famous race.
It's a horrific prospect, but a question worth asking.
And as the weekend's action approaches, we've listed seven things which make the Monaco Grand Prix the most boring race of the Formula One season.