Lewis Hamilton achieved his fifth pole position on the Gilles Villeneuve, ahead of their usual companions, Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel. The current champion, in his first attempt in Q3, he managed a brutal 1:12.812 that was not surpassed by his team mate. With this result, Hamilton equals the first eight lines of the Michael Schumacher, which remains the king of this circuit.
The Spanish gave a lime and one of sand: a driving error deprived Carlos Sainz go to Q2, after crashing with the wall of champions, while Fernando Alonso consummated another Q3 (more sustained) and will start tenth. The madrid will come out last, after replacing the gearbox for his Toro Rosso.
Q1: Rosberg, comfortable; Hamilton, tense
Nico Rosberg he commanded the first lap, ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo, with a Lewis Hamilton fourth which marked her turn good at the end. Most people suffered from Fernando Alonso, who went on the court with the 14th time. Only the germans, lost 1:14, while Hamilton had a poor third sector when it came to flying.
in Addition to Kevin Magnussen, whose car was not given time to repair by the accident of the FP3, fell deleted Jolyon Palmer (that was on the verge of crashing), Pascal Wehrlein, Felipe Nasr and Rio Haryanto that, this yes, it hit the wall with a plastic yaw and shattered the rear tire right.
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time Table Q1 Grand Prix Canadá
|1||Nico Rosberg||6||Mercedes||01′ 13″714||0||6|
|2||Sebastian Vettel||5||Ferrari||01′ 13″925||+0.211||8|
|3||Daniel Ricciardo||3||Red Bull||01′ 14″030||+0.316||6|
|4||Lewis Hamilton||44||Mercedes||01′ 14″121||+0.407||7|
|5||Valtteri Bottas||77||Williams||01′ 14″389||+0.675||8|
|6||Kimi Raikkonen||7||Ferrari||01′ 14″477||+0.763||7|
|7||Max Verstappen||33||Red Bull||01′ 14″601||+0.887||8|
|8||Nico Hulkenberg||27||Force India||01′ 14″663||+0.949||4|
|9||Carlos Sainz||55||Toro Rosso||01′ 14″714||+1.000||8|
|10||Jenson Button||22||McLaren||01′ 14″755||+1.041||8|
|11||Sergio Perez||11||Force India||01′ 14″814||+1.100||8|
|12||Felipe Massa||19||Williams||01′ 14″815||+1.101||9|
|13||Daniil Kvyat||26||Toro Rosso||01′ 14″829||+1.115||8|
|14||Fernando Alonso||14||McLaren||01′ 15″026||+1.312||8|
|15||Esteban Gutiérrez||21||Haas F1 Team||01′ 15″148||+1.434||12|
|16||Romain Grosjean||8||Haas F1 Team||01′ 15″444||+1.730||12|
|17||Jolyon Palmer||30||Renault||01′ 15″459||+1.745||11|
|18||Pascal Wehrlein||94||Manor F1||01′ 15″599||+1.885||9|
|19||Marcus Ericsson||9||Sauber||01′ 15″635||+1.921||11|
|20||Felipe Nasr||12||Sauber||01′ 16″663||+2.949||9|
|21||Rio Haryanto||88||Manor F1||01′ 17″052||+3.338||9|
|22||Kevin Magnussen||20||Renault||No time||—||0|
Q2: Sainz testing the wall of champions
The participation of Carlos Sainz finished soon. No more out in the chicane between turns 13 and 14, entered pasadísimo and ended up crashing into the legendary ” wall of champions. The ‘arrastrón’ consistent left not only the Toro Rosso with the side shattered, but also quite a few pieces of carbon fiber, with which the session was paused as a red flag until they took away the pieces.
ahead, the Mercedes swept through more than half a second on the next tracker. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg marked two 1:13.0, with just a hundredth and a half between the two. Fernando Alonso achieved a heroic lap that helped him to enter ‘in extremis’ in Q3, for the third consecutive race in tenth position. Those eliminated were Sergio Perez, Jenson Button, Daniil Kvyat (which loses three positions by a penalty that dragged from Monaco), Esteban Gutierrez, Romain Grosjean and Carlos Sainz, that as the Haas earn a position.
time Table Q2 Grand Prix Canadá
|1||Lewis Hamilton||44||Mercedes||01′ 13″076||0||13|
|2||Nico Rosberg||6||Mercedes||01′ 13″094||+0.018||12|
|3||Daniel Ricciardo||3||Red Bull||01′ 13″540||+0.464||12|
|4||Valtteri Bottas||77||Williams||01′ 13″791||+0.715||13|
|5||Max Verstappen||33||Red Bull||01′ 13″793||+0.717||16|
|6||Kimi Raikkonen||7||Ferrari||01′ 13″849||+0.773||17|
|7||Sebastian Vettel||5||Ferrari||01′ 13″857||+0.781||16|
|8||Felipe Massa||19||Williams||01′ 13″864||+0.788||18|
|9||Nico Hulkenberg||27||Force India||01′ 14″166||+1.090||15|
|10||Fernando Alonso||14||McLaren||01′ 14″260||+1.184||16|
|11||Sergio Perez||11||Force India||01′ 14″317||+1.241||18|
|12||Jenson Button||22||McLaren||01′ 14″437||+1.361||16|
|13||Daniil Kvyat||26||Toro Rosso||01′ 14″457||+1.381||16|
|14||Esteban Gutiérrez||21||Haas F1 Team||01′ 14″571||+1.495||25|
|15||Romain Grosjean||8||Haas F1 Team||01′ 14″803||+1.727||24|
|16||Carlos Sainz||55||Toro Rosso||01′ 21″956||+8.880||11|
Q3: Hamilton and Rosberg are left alone
The fight for pole was a thing to two very soon. The Mercedes were in another world, and were Hamilton and Rosberg the only ones able to get down to 1:12 in your first attempt. The communion between the canadian circuit and the briton is still complete, since in his first round already achieved the unthinkable 1:12.812, only 62 thousandths faster than the best time of Rosberg.
behind, Sebastian Vettel (nearly two-tenths, but in 1:12) completed the order of the first three of the day. Fernando Alonso not moved from tenth since, but for him the only goal was to sneak back in the last batch, which came out reasonably satisfied this Saturday.
time Table Q3 Grand Prix Canadá
|1||Lewis Hamilton||44||Mercedes||01′ 12″812||0||21|
|2||Nico Rosberg||6||Mercedes||01′ 12″874||+0.062||19|
|3||Sebastian Vettel||5||Ferrari||01′ 12″990||+0.178||24|
|4||Daniel Ricciardo||3||Red Bull||01′ 13″166||+0.354||20|
|5||Max Verstappen||33||Red Bull||01′ 13″414||+0.602||24|
|6||Kimi Raikkonen||7||Ferrari||01′ 13″579||+0.767||23|
|7||Valtteri Bottas||77||Williams||01′ 13″670||+0.858||20|
|8||Felipe Massa||19||Williams||01′ 13″769||+0.957||21|
|9||Nico Hulkenberg||27||Force India||01′ 13″952||+1.140||23|
|10||Fernando Alonso||14||McLaren||01′ 14″338||+1.526||24|