The Briton admitted to a mistake that cost him a chance of making the top ten in Qualifying for his first Monaco Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez remains pessimistic about the future of his home Formula 1 race, but there are indications that the Mexican Grand Prix will be reprieved
Mercedes will keep the red three-pointed star on its Formula 1 car's engine cover and facsimile Niki Lauda autograph on the nose permanently
Christian Horner will see Max Verstappen start the Monaco Grand Prix from third on the grid, while Pierre Gasly will start eighth following a post-qualifying penalty for blocking.
Toto Wolff was happy to see Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas lock out the front row for the Monaco Grand Prix but felt Charles Leclerc would have been in contention but for Ferrari's Q1 miscalculation.