Lewis Hamilton slammed into the back of Kimi Raikkonen in the pits which let Robert Kubica in to score the first win for himself and BMW.
Robert Kubica has become the first Polish driver to win a Formula 1 Grand Prix after taking victory in today’s Canadian Grand Prix. Kubica was followed home by team mate Nick Heidfeld giving BMW both their first victory and first one-two as a full Formula 1 constructor.
The Canadian Grand Prix took an astonishing twist as Lewis Hamilton eliminated himself and championship rival Kimi Raikkonen in a pit lane crash.
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Lewis Hamilton sits on pole position for the second year in a row at Canada. Last year he made a poor start but held onto the lead as Fernando Alonso went off at the first corner. It’s an unusual first corner at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and with Hamilton’s career-long rival Robert Kubica alongside him … Continue reading Canadian GP: thoughts on the start
The Canadian Grand Prix organisers are hurriedly re-surfacing part of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve following the break-up that occured during today’s qualifying session. But is this just a case of too little too late? And does the sensitive political climate in F1 increase the chance that the race might be cancelled?