For Spain winner Max Verstappen, the thrills of Monte Carlo couldn't come soon enough...
Rosberg's right royal ride
If you're taking a relaxed spin around Monte Carlo, what better way to do it than in a classic gull-winged Mercedes 300 SL, with Prince Albert of Monaco?
Bend it like... Alonso?
Every year F1 drivers take part in Prince Albert of Monaco's pre-race charity football match - and this year came evidence that Fernando Alonso may have missed his vocation in life. This gem helped the drivers' team to a 3-1 win over the Prince's All Stars squad.
As is Monaco tradition, several drivers swapped race track for catwalk on Friday evening, modelling some stylish attire in the Amber Lounge charity fashion show.
One benefit of no Formula One track action in Monaco on the Friday is that it gives the true F1 enthusiasts the chance to get up close and personal with their heroes.
50 years and counting
McLaren celebrated their 50th anniversary as a Grand Prix team in Monaco, and this fabulous GIF was just one of the ways they marked the occasion...
They say going fast at Monaco is a juggling act between taking risks and keeping it out of the barriers - so what better way to warm up for Sauber's Marcus Ericsson?
The glitz and the glamour
As per usual, the stars were out in force at Monaco, including tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki, MotoGP ace Andrea Dovizioso, actress Rosamund Pike, actor Patrick Dempsey and basketball star Tony Parker.
Fans from faraway
Rio Haryanto may not have mixed it at the sharp end in Monaco, but the Indonesian racer was cheered all the way by some fanatical fans.