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Canadian Grand Prix qualifying: Sebastian Vettel smashes track record

10 June, 2018, 19:13 | Author: Tommie Newton
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The Dutch F1 driver remains at the centre of ongoing focus about his driving after a campaign that has witnessed him being involved in either spins, collisions or crashes at every grand prix weekend.

"Yesterday, we were in a bit of trouble", Vettel said. 'It isn't as dramatic as people say it is. The only thing slowing the German down on Saturday was a line of cars that interrupted his attempt at going even faster. "Could have been better, but everybody makes it so dramatic". You can't win them all, and I'll try to recover from it tomorrow.

Red Bull and Ferrari did use the hypersofts and duly clocked faster single-lap times, with Hamilton's best effort coming on the supersofts - a compound two "steps" harder - and Valtteri Bottas' on the ultrasofts.

Hamilton finished in P4 in FP2 on the supersoft tyres, half a second off pace-setter Max Verstappen.

"Happy with the progress we made today", Verstappen tweeted.

Hamilton's Mercedes team have gone well in Canada over recent years, winning all but one race since the start of the turbo-hybrid era in 2014.

The circuit in Montreal has a special meaning for the Scuderia, as it is named after their former driver Gilles Villeneuve, who died after an accident during final qualifying at the 1982 Belgian Grand Prix.

"It's never happened to me", he told reporters afterward.

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"(The problem was) not related to the MGU-K", Ricciardo said.

Ferrari clearly agree with that approach, using the same ultrasofts to set their best times in Q2, leading Sebastian Vettel to admit he wasn't expecting to see Red Bull head in a different direction...

"Yesterday we felt quite competitive and the vehicle was behaving quite well, so we were quite confident for today's qualifying, but we were not on the pace today unfortunately", Alonso said after qualifying in 14th place. "There will be times where it's going to be frustrating, but at the end of the day it's in his control".

Ricciardo will be looking at those updates and also Red Bull's decision before signing a new deal.

"We have to select it quite far ahead from our test when the tyres didn't last, that's the information we got there". "We did pretty well considering.the weekend we lacked some rhythm".

Part of the thinking was the team's chance of success in Montreal compared with the next race, at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France.

"It's such a fun track to drive and we didn't have any problems, I really enjoyed it", said Hamilton, who has won the last three straight races on the Montreal circuit. "And, like I said in the beginning of this press conference, I get really exhausted of all the questions, so... yeah..." Thanks to the team; thanks for fixing the vehicle yesterday after I hit the wall a little bit.

The Ferrari driver has just one Montreal victory on his board, winning in 2013 with Red Bull. Although a faster vehicle is one of his goals for next year, he was also asked if his success this season has increased his asking price.



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