The opening turns at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Canada are unusually twisty – and can make for action-packed starts.
Tyres, not F-ducts, provided the talking point in the Canadian Grand Prix. Guest writer John Beamer reviews the technical developments in the last round. At Montreal conventional wisdom was proven right. McLaren’s straight-line speed advantage, driven by a fully working F-duct and the Mercedes engine (worth up to 30bhp) allowed it to secure a one-two … Continue reading Technical review: Canadian Grand Prix
Just how good was Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix? According to F1 Fanatic readers it was the best race since the epic championship showdown at Interlagos two years ago. Now Bridgestone is looking into what lessons it can learn from the race to help produce more exciting Grands Prix over the rest of the season. But … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix was best race since Brazil 2008, F1 Fanatic readers say
Adrian Sutil believes the puncture he picked up when he was hit by Robert Kubica cost him a potential fifth-place finish in the Canadian Grand Prix. Sutil said: We missed out on a big chance. It was not our fault, but still we missed a big chance. I think position five or six was possible, … Continue reading Kubica contact cost me fifth – Sutil
Lewis Hamilton reckons it’s important to push for wins rather than settle for point to be competitive in the world championship this year. Speaking to his official website after his second consecutive win of the season the 2008 world champion said: It’s great to be leading the world championship, but, I have to be honest, … Continue reading “Can’t afford to just take points” – Hamilton
Felipe Massa pointed the finger at former team mate Michael Schumacher for their collision in the Canadian Grand Prix. Massa blamed Schumacher for breaking his Ferrari’s front wing during the race: I was caught up in the accident at the first corner, sandwiched between Button and Liuzzi, which removed any chance of a clean race … Continue reading Schumacher “closed the door too much”
Fernando Alonso enjoyed the fastest pit stop of the Canadian Grand Prix – which helped him jump ahead of Lewis Hamilton early in the race. No other team managed a pit stop within a quarter of a second as fast as Ferrari’s lightning-quick effort. Felipe Massa’s best stop was over three seconds slower than Alonso’s. … Continue reading Alonso had fastest pit stop in Canada
Fernando Alonso is confident Ferrari’s performance will improve in the coming races as the team bring a series of updates to their F10. Alonso said: The next round is in Valencia in my home country. It will be nice to race in front of my fans and I would like to get on the podium … Continue reading Alonso expects improvements at Ferrari
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Hamilton delivered a top-drawer performance, under considerable pressure for most of the race, to win the Canadian Grand Prix and take the championship lead. McLaren made a risky call on strategy which was ultimately vindicated and Hamilton bounced back from another pit stop setback with some great overtaking.