Hamilton scores most memorable win at Monaco Grand Prix

What makes winning at Monaco so special? After guiding McLaren into Victory Lane Sunday at the famed street course, Lewis Hamilton knows why.

Updated: May 28, 2008, 4:52 PM ET
By Dan Knutson | Special to ESPN.com

MONTE CARLO, Monaco -- Just how prestigious is a victory in the Monaco Grand Prix?

After he won the 2003 Monaco Grand Prix, Juan Pablo Montoya rated it similar to winning the 2000 Indianapolis 500.

"Winning in Monaco is a bit like when I was in America and I went to Indy," he said in 2003. "It is like the most special race you can win. And being the only street course in the championship, it is very special. It is a great atmosphere, it is a bit different ...

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