Start, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Top ten pictures from the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix

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Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend.

Alexander Rossi, Friday

Alexander Rossi, Caterham, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Alexander Rossi had his first run in a 2014-specification Formula One car during practice on Friday. He took over Kamui Kobayashi’s Caterham – the ‘Kamui support’ logo on the inside of the cockpit can clearly be seen.

Fernando Alonso, Friday

Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Fernando Alonso raised Ferrari hopes by setting the fastest time during first practice on Friday. But the team were no closer to the pace of the leading Mercedes in the race and found themselves struggling to beat their other rivals.

Nico Hulkenberg, Saturday

Nico Hulkenberg, Force India, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Marshals look on as Nico Hulkenberg passes by the infamous Wall of Champions.

Daniil Kvyat, Saturday

Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Daniil Kvyat’s first race weekend in Canada was one to forget: he was off his team mate’s pace in qualifying, spun in the race and then retired.

Max Chilton, Saturday

Max Chilton, Marussia, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Moments before Max Chilton arrived at turn one Kevin Magnussen spun across the corner, leaving grass and dirt on the track which the Marussia driver then kicked up.

Start, Canadian Grand Prix

Start, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Lewis Hamilton made a great start and nosed ahead of his team mate. But if he thought Nico Rosberg would leave room for him on the outside he was mistaken.

Pastor Maldonado, Canadian Grand Prix

Pastor Maldonado, Lotus, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

A power unit problem left Pastor Maldonado 17th on the grid. He moved up to eighth and had just been passed by Daniel Ricciardo when a similar problem ended his race.

Kamui Kobayashi, Jules Bianchi, Canadian Grand Prix

Kamui Kobayashi, Jules Bianchi, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

The marshals at turn four collected a Marussia (Jules Bianchi) and a Caterham (Kobayashi) during the course of the race.

Sergio Perez, Canadian Grand Prix

Sergio Perez, Force India, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

For 18 laps Sergio Perez held second place and gave Force India hope of a maiden grand prix victory. But he was passed by the stalking Red Bulls and then went out in a frightening last-lap collision with Felipe Massa.

Daniel Ricciardo, Canadian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2014

Having dispensed with Perez in fine style, Ricciardo passed Rosberg’s hobbling Mercedes to clinch his first ever grand prix victory.

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