Red Bull led almost half of the Canadian Grand Prix but their split strategies left Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber fourth and fifth. As Vettel nursed a damaged gearbox to the end of the race Webber reduced his pace to hold position at the chequered flag.
The Force India duo had an eventful race, swapping positions twice on-track without coming to blow. Having started fifth and ninth the team clearly hoped for a better finish than ninth and tenth. But after Vitantonio Liuzzi’s tangle with Felipe Massa at the start, and Adrian Sutil’s puncture, they can count themselves fortunate to have … Continue reading Liuzzi grabs precious points as puncture hobbles Sutil (Force India race review)
How did Heikki Kovalainen’s Lotus keep Vitaly Petrov behind for ten laps? Why did Michael Schumacher try to go half the race distance on a set of super-soft tyres? And where would Felipe Massa have finished if he hadn’t tangled with Schumacher? Examine the Canadian Grand Prix in detail with the interactive data below.
Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Robert Kubica Renault 1’16.972 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’17.806 0.834 3 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1’17.832 0.860 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’18.144 1.172 5 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’18.148 1.176 6 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’18.207 1.235 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’18.325 1.353 8 Sebastian Vettel Red … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix fastest laps
Once again the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve served as F1’s playground and gave us a scintillating race. Look back on the race in pictures below including shots of Sebastien Buemi defending his lead from Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton, Vitaly Petrov and Pedro de la Rosa tangling at the start and Jaime Alguersuari and Nico Rosberg … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix in pictures
Canadian Grand Prixin pictures The Canadian Grand Prix stewards decided to take no action over the collision between Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa in the closing stages of the race. Massa’s race engineer Rob Smedley claimed Schumacher had caused a collision by braking too early for the final chicane. Massa drew alongside the Mercedes and … Continue reading Schumacher unpunished for Massa move
Lewis Hamilton lead McLaren to their third one-two of 2010 in a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix.
Drivers’ championship points Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 109 2 Jenson Button 106 3 Mark Webber 103 4 Fernando Alonso 94 5 Sebastian Vettel 90 6 Nico Rosberg 74 7 Robert Kubica 73 8 Felipe Massa 67 9 Michael Schumacher 34 10 Adrian Sutil 23 11 Vitantonio Liuzzi 12 12 Rubens Barrichello 7 13 … Continue reading Hamilton takes championship lead – full points after Canada
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 70 1 2 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 70 2.254 2.254 4 3 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 70 9.214 6.960 3 4 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 70 37.817 28.603 2 5 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 70 39.291 1.474 7 6 4 … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix result
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Mark Webber has been relegated from second to seventh on the Canadian Grand Prix grid after picking up a penalty for changing his gearbox. The penalty promotes Sebastian Vettel to the front row of the grid alongside pole sitter Lewis Hamilton.
Several readers have asked in the comments whether Hamilton’s pole position for today’s Canadian Grand Prix was achieved solely because he had less fuel in his car than his rivals. Having taken a look at the numbers it seems very unlikely.
Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber share the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s race. But with one starting on super-soft tyres and the other on mediums this variation in strategies could make for an unpredictable race. Who will come out on top?
A very close qualifying session in Canada produced the first non-Red Bull pole sitter of 2010. Review the session in pictures below.
Lewis Hamilton will keep his pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix despite stopping his car on his way back to the pits to avoid running too low on fuel. The FIA have issued a $10,000 fine for exceeding the maximum time allowed to return to the pits and given Hamilton an official reprimand.
Vitantonio Liuzzi was happy with his progress after achieving his best qualifying result of the year , taking sixth on the grid for the Canadian Grand Prix. He equalled the best qualifying result of his career – he also started sixth at Shanghai in 2007 for Toro Rosso. Today Liuzzi beat team mate Adrian Sutil … Continue reading Liuzzi happy after best qualifying result
Lewis Hamilton claimed his third pole position on his third visit to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. But he cut it very fine on fuel and had to switch his engine off as he returned back to the pits as McLaren feared they wouldn’t have enough to give a sample to the FIA. The two Red … Continue reading Hamilton beats Red Bulls for third pole in Canada (Canadian GP qualifying)
Row 1 1. Lewis Hamilton 1’15.105McLaren-Mercedes 2. Sebastian Vettel 1’15.420Red Bull-Renault Row 2 3. Fernando Alonso 1’15.435Ferrari 4. Jenson Button 1’15.520McLaren-Mercedes Row 3 5. Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’15.648Force India-Mercedes 6. Felipe Massa 1’15.688Ferrari Row 4 7. Mark Webber* 1’15.373Red Bull-Renault 8. Robert Kubica 1’15.715Renault Row 5 9. Adrian Sutil 1’15.881Force India-Mercedes 10. Nico Rosberg 1’16.071Mercedes Row … Continue reading 2010 Canadian Grand Prix grid
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend so far in the final practice session ahead of qualifying.
Why did so many drivers struggle with the super soft tyres in second practice? Take a closer look at the times from second practice in Canada with the interactive chart below: