Max Verstappen fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP
Max Verstappen fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP
09 June, 2018, 11:36
3 - Only three drivers have registered wins in the six races of the season so far: Hamilton, Vettel and Ricciardo. The other occasions were 1987 and 1977.
The Brit is a six-time victor on this circuit and is looking for a fourth consecutive triumph on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to draw level with F1 and Ferrari legend Michael Schumacher as a seven-time victor in North America.
Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull have each won two races this season.
Hamilton has had a record 31 successive scoring finishes to date, going back to Malaysia 2016 when he last drew a blank.
Mercedes are 22 points ahead of Ferrari in the constructors' championship.
In the morning session, Williams driver Sergey Sirotkin spun and hit a wall, but was able to continue.
The Briton can also beat the record he now shares with Schumacher of six poles in Montreal. Canada is one of Hamilton's favourite circuits, the one where he took his first Grand Prix win in 2007 and where he has won and started from pole position six times.
Montreal wasn't kind to Mercedes in 2014 with Hamilton encountering brake issues that forced him to retire after 46 laps.
Last year, Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez kick-started their rivalry in Montreal as the lack of a Force India team order potentially cost Ocon a first F1 podium, nevertheless, their cars always feature near or at the top in the speed trap which is a good stat to lead at this track.
The racing division of the famous Italian auto company, Ferrari, was ridiculed online Tuesday after it tweeted about this weekend's upcoming Formula One race in Montreal using an image of downtown Toronto. The safety auto was deployed six times, another record. Ferrari ought to know Montreal by now, seeing as how the city has hosted every Canadian Grand Prix for the last 40 years.
The 33-year-old Briton, who loves spending time in North America where he has additionally won the United States Grand Prix four times, arrived in Montreal on Tuesday night after visiting California, reportedly to check on his dogs Roscoe and Coco, and NY.
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The eruptions began early last month and is believed to be the volcano's most destructive episode in modern history. There are no homes left in the Vacationland subdivision and neighboring Kapoho has only a few homes left standing.
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