Lewis Hamilton 'saved photos' on his phone to help learn Red Bull secrets
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Lewis Hamilton has saved some cheeky snaps of Red Bull's car following the Monaco Grand Prix weekend in order to try and help Mercedes catch up.
Once again Monaco hosted one of the most hotly anticipated weekends of the Formula One calendar, with celebrities from all walks of life turning up to watch the iconic race and enjoy the glitz and glamour.
Martin Brundle managed to catch up with Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois during his grid walk and ended up talking about the Spanish drivers, despite the goalkeeper being Belgian.
Fans also spotted Conor McGregor in attendance and were worried about his future fight with Michael Chandler even going ahead.
On the track the action around the streets of Monaco have often left a lot to be desired in recent years, failing to live up to the race's billing.
However Sunday was at least entertaining towards the end of the race thanks to a spell of rain, which saw some cars struggling to stay on track.
Whilst it still led to Max Verstappen leading from start to finish it was a different weekend for his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez.
The Mexican's chances in the race were hampered by his crash in qualifying which led to the car being lifted up by a crane to rescue it.
That allowed everyone to take a look at the Red Bull's exposed floor and potentially gather information to help others be as fast as the reigning world champions, or at least attempt to catch up with them.
And it seems that Hamilton got a few snaps as he joked he'd be sending them to his team to have a closer look at anything they could find from the incident.
Speaking on the Chequered Flag Podcast host Rosanna Tennant said: "Lewis Hamilton was joking with me that he’s saved the photos of the floor of the Red Bull on his phone, and he’ll be looking at them very closely, zooming in,"
It's impossible for teams to hide upgrades on the body of the cars from their rivals but the underside of the car doesn't usually get exposed.
Red Bull have been miles ahead of everyone all season so far and even with recent upgrades from other teams that doesn't look like ending any time soon.
Perez's crash meant he qualified in 20th and his main use for the team was changing his tyre compounds to see how they would perform and make a decision on whether to switch Verstappen too.
Hamilton ended up finishing in fourth place with teammate George Russell one spot behind in fifth place.