Canadian GP Qualifying: Vettel beats Bottas, Max displaces Hamilton


Sebastian Vettel settled a fourth career pole in Canada after edging out Valtteri Bottas by 0.093 seconds at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Vettel set a new track record with a 1:10.764, improving by 0.012 seconds on his final hot lap to keep Bottas at bay, whilst Max Verstappen leapfrogged an under-par Lewis Hamilton for P3 on Sundayโ€™s grid. Best Odds for Vettel, Bottas and Verstappen at, will they make it to the Podium tomorrow?

A costly mistake from Kimi Raikkonen saw him slip to P5 with Daniel Ricciardo completing the third row.

Nico Hulkenberg, Esteban Ocon, Carlos Sainz and Sergio Perez rounded off the top ten.

Elsewhere, Romain Grosjean was unable to compete in qualifying as his engine went up in smoke just seconds after Q1 began, while there was more for Williams with yet another Q1 knock-out.

McLaren were also noticeably off the pace in Canada as Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne qualified in P14 and P15 respectively.



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