Top ten pictures from the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix

F1 PicturesPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix weekend.

Stoffel Vandoorne

Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

The McLaren photographs better than it goes.

F1 raft race

Ross Brawn, F1 raft race, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, 2017
Ross Brawn, F1 raft race, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, 2017

The revival of the once-traditional Canadian Grand Prix Raft Race served to to illustrate of how different F1’s new regime is to its old one. All the teams were invited and F1 even had its own entry, captained by Ross Brawn.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

Lewis Hamilton received an incomparable award for equalling Ayrton Senna’s career tally of 65 pole positions: one of his hero’s race-used helmets. The example he was presented with in Canada was a replica; he will receive the original later.

2017 Canadian Grand Prix start

Start, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Start, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

Hamilton led the field away while Valtteri Bottas, Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen went three-wide into turn one.

Carlos Sainz Jnr

Carlos Sainz Jnr, Toro Rosso, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Carlos Sainz Jnr, Toro Rosso, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

Carlos Sainz Jnr tangled with Romain Grosjean with destructive results – he wiped out the blameless Felipe Massa.

Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Toro Rosso, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

Sainz’s wrecked car after the impact.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

Verstappen pounced on Hamilton at the restart and almost wrested the lead from him. Then his car broke down.

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

With the other Red Bull out of the race, Daniel Ricciardo claimed the final podium place behind the Mercedes.

Sir Patrick Stewart and Daniel Ricciardo

Sir Patrick Stewart, Daniel Ricciardo, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Sir Patrick Stewart, Daniel Ricciardo, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

Ricciardo celebrated in the only way he knows how: by getting a Starfleet Captain and knight of the realm to drink from his shoe.

Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll, Williams, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017
Lance Stroll, Williams, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2017

Celebrations and relief for Lance Stroll as he scored his first points – and did it in front of his home crowd.

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3 comments on “Top ten pictures from the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix”

  1. First pic is a beauty! Screensaver for a while.

    1. haha, I had to go back after reading your comment. Then realized I hadn’t even noticed that first one. My eyes assumed it was a commercial or something and had jumped straight to the second pic

  2. I still can’t believe Ferrari or Mercedes didn’t enter the raft race… miserable bunch.

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