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The Canadian Grand Prix weekend will start off dry but there’s a chance of rain later on.
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Fernando Alonso expects the two DRS zones in Canada to have a significant effect on the race.
Can Hamilton bounce back in Montreal, scene of his first F1 win and one of his strongest tracks?
“We’re in a very good position to win a lot of races to bring ourselves back into championship contention”.
McLaren’s technical director says having two DRS zones in Canada may not increase overtaking.
HRT are bringing new parts for this race after coming close to not qualifying in Monaco.
Williams will test a series of updates for the FW33 during practice in Canada.
Pirelli will bring a revised medium tyre for teams to test at the 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
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
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.
Ferrari’s criticism of the new teams took a twist at the Canadian Grand Prix when Fernando Alonso blamed backmarkers for losing him the race. But Felipe Massa took advantage of the lapped cars to pull off one of the best passes of the race. It proved one of few highlights in a frustrating race for … Continue reading Alonso blames traffic for losing first and second places (Ferrari race review)
A mixed race for the Toro Rosso duo. Buemi led for a lap and passed Michael Schumacher. But Alguersuari, who led his team mate at the start, clashed with Rubens Barrichello and finished out of the points. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 15 16 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’16.928 (-0.101) 1’17.029 Race position 8 … Continue reading Buemi leads and scores (STR race review)
Williams failed to score for the third race in a row in the Canadian Grand Prix and Toro Rosso are now tied with them on points for seventh place in the constructors’ championship. Rubens Barrichello Nico Hulkenberg Qualifying position 11 12 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’16.434 (-0.004) 1’16.438 Race position 14 13 Average race lap … Continue reading No points again (Williams race review)
As Sauber’s own press release put it: “In what was a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix with great motor racing. Kamui Kobayashi and Pedro de la Rosa played a rather insignificant role.” Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 17 18 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’17.611 (-0.408) 1’18.019 Race position Average race lap 1’24.440 (-22.768) … Continue reading Another double DNF (Sauber race review)
Virgin gambled on an aggressive low-downforce set-up at Montreal but changing track conditions and continued unreliability meant a poor race for the team. Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 21 23 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’18.941 (-0.734) 1’19.675 Race position 19 Average race lap 1’25.921 (-0.838) 1’26.760 Laps 50/70 65/70 Pit stops 4 3 … Continue reading Set-up gamble fails (Virgin race review)