Lewis Hamilton’s pole position lap at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was the quickest ever seen at the track, which has been used in the same configuration for the last 15 years.
“Relatively pole position” was Fernando Alonso’s verdict on the lap which put him 12th on the grid. Here’s what the drivers said during qualifying.
In the round-up: Audi ‘will have to decide soon’ on 2021 F1 entry • No tension with Alonso – Brown • Tyres frustrate Grosjean
Several drivers were caught out with spins and mistakes during today’s two practice sessions. Here’s what they had to say on the radios.
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In the round-up: Raikkonen rejects Hamilton’s claim Vettel is Ferrari’s number one • Grosjean reveals contract clause
In the round-up: McLaren hints at customer engine deal as patience with Honda nears its limit • Newey likes IndyCar safety solution
In the round-up: Portuguese GP may be revived at Algarve • Stroll criticism “unfair” – Stewart • Gutierrez targets F1 or IndyCar
In the round-up: Honda will make 11th-hour call on Canada upgrade • Kubica to test 2012 F1 car • Toro Rosso want to keep drivers
The IndyCar championship battle closed up over back-to-back races in Detroit last weekend. Watch highlights of those races plus more.
In the round-up: Hamilton’s comments on Alonso’s IndyCar driver attract further criticism • McLaren praise “brilliant” aero correlation gains
In the round-up: Alonso has no regrets over career moves • Gutierrez eyeing Indy 500 • Monaco upgrade confused Sauber
There were 51 different players who tied for the top score in the Monaco Grand Prix. But none of them predicted Kimi Raikkonen would take pole position.
Fernando Alonso addresses a class of school children while on media duty ahead of the Indianapolis 500. Add your funniest caption for this picture.
In the round-up: Stroll’s first season similar to Vettel and Raikkonen’s – Williams • Button to race in Super GT • Calendar to exceed 21 races
There were a lot of frustrated drivers on the radio during the Monaco Grand Prix. But any reaction Kimi Raikkonen had to losing a likely victory was not broadcast.
In the round-up: Mercedes can’t win title if Vettel’s car stay reliable – Lauda • Wehrlein cleared to return in Canada
In the round-up: Hamilton seeking answers to ultra-soft tyre problems • Next three race “tough” for Red Bull • Force India defends Perez