WHAT a first qualifying session today!
Ralf Schumacher with a belter of a crash, ripping out the entire right flank of his Toyota and bouncing across the road.
Alonso produced a fantastic lap after that, showing no fear of losing grip where the accident happened, due to the sand etc. on the track.
However, Raikonnen spoiled Renault's party with a stunning lap, one of the best of the year, as he took provisional pole by almost half a second
Raikonnen looks good to win as things stand, because Monaco is certainly not a track designed for overtaking.
I may back Raikonnen small now, and then wait and see how second qualifying goes.