Lewis Hamilton 'devastated' after qualifying woes leave him 13th on Monaco grid

Lewis Hamilton admitted he was "devastated" after a lacklustre qualifying display at the Monaco Grand Prix.

It marked Ferrari's first one-two finish since 2010, but Raikkonen cut a dejected figure during the podium presentations.

Despite the success of their partnership including two drivers' titles, Hamilton's relationship with the Silver Arrows has hit various bumps in the road since 2012, most notably at the end of previous year when Wolff and Hamilton had to hold clear-the-air talks to stem the fall-out from Nico Rosberg's championship coronation.

After a strong performance in the first practice session, Hamilton struggled after that and things got worse for him in qualifying.

Moment of silence: Prince Albert and the Royal Family joined drivers and race officials on the track as the race observed a moment of silence for the Manchester, England bombing victims. Despite that, he was a bit unlucky not to qualify in the top ten.

Asked if it was a question of the team working on the auto, or Hamilton himself addressing driving issues, the Briton made it clear that he felt he was doing nothing wrong.

The fact that Bottas had clearly managed to do so, as was the case in Russian Federation where the Finn took his first Formula One race win on a day of struggle for Hamilton, made it all the more galling.

"We could not get the setup right on Lewis' auto, therefore his disastrous qualifying", Lauda told Sky Sports after the session.

"So much energy and work goes into these weeks, collectively as a team and individually, the way you prep yourself, and when you see the other cars able to get it to work, you can't for the life of you think why we weren't able to". It's a mystery and none of us can understand it.

As the safety auto emerged, Button got as far as the chicane before suspension damage forced him to halt his one-race comeback.

"I would not use the word team player because that goes against the DNA of a racing driver, but I think he has realised, acknowledged and respects the whole effort that is happening in the team".

After Raikkonen and Bottas had come in for a tire change a few laps earlier, Vettel changed halfway through the 78-lap race.

'We'll have to take some risks, but it will just be a nice Sunday drive I imagine.

"I don't drive the auto badly, and I'm not slow here", he said.

Raikkonen edged out team-mate Sebastian Vettel by 0.043 seconds, with Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas 0.002secs further back.

Raikkonen then led the first half of the race as the drivers found it virtually impossible to make a pass on the narrow streets in their wider cars.

"So far so good, I'm happy with the auto".

"We can't combine both of the axles, front and rear, to be on the optimal window with the temperatures at the same time", Bottas said.

There has been a flurry of clumsy crashes nearing the end of the Monaco Grand Prix.

The Formula One series kicks things off with the Monaco Grand Prix.

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