Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix for 50th career victory
Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix for 50th career victory
Number one Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Canadian Grand Prix
11 June, 2018, 12:50
Vettel's best lap time of one minute 10.776 seconds bested the record of 1:11.459 set previous year by Mercedes ace Lewis Hamilton.
The Scuderia Ferrari driver secured the Italian team's first pole position around the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve since Michael Schumacher in 2001, with Vettel putting in an incredible lap time in an intense qualifying session. But the number that will matter to Vettel is the one-point advantage he leaves Canada with.
The win is Vettel's 50th and only his second in Canada, after his 2013 triumph at the event.
Mercedes came to Montreal intending to introduce a new upgraded engine, but chose to postpone it due to reliability concerns while both Ferrari and Red Bull raced with theirs.
"It is definitely more fun when you have more engines".
The Austrian said he felt disappointed at seeing Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari winning to regain the lead of the world drivers' championship on a circuit that has in recent years been triumphant Mercedes territory. "The victory was more important [than taking the lead]". Finally returning to the top step is significant in indicating that they will take the fight to their rivals on the majority of tracks.
He said the win was special because it came 40 years after Canadian Gilles Villeneuve had won his first race for Ferrari.
The win put Vettel on 121 points to Hamilton's 120 after seven races, the Briton coming home fifth behind the second Red Bull of Australian Daniel Ricciardo.
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Vettel carried on anyway, but the race result was decided on a countback to Lap 68 according to the rulebook.
The four-time world champion will start tomorrow's race on the Ultrasoft tyres for the race after setting his fast lap in qualifying two on the purple set.
Hamilton, who had a hard weekend, was unable to find the performance he wanted.
Lewis Hamilton has topped the grid on six occasions in Montreal, but he'll start from fourth place on Sunday. "I told them I don't think the race is over yet", said Vettel, who confirmed on the counter in his auto and with his team that he was only completing his 69th of the scheduled 70 laps.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen, who dominated much of practice, turned in a mature, error-free effort to take third place and quiet the storm of criticism swirling around him following a string of errors and crashes, including one at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with Ricciardo in April.
They also had problems with tyres choice and wear management.
The Brit will get the chance to retake the championship lead at the France Grand Prix on June 24.
Kimi Raikkonen finished sixth, followed by the Renault teammates of Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz Jr.in seventh and eighth.
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